About Us

Bobby Aitken and Bobby Aitken Associates have been designers of Theatre and Live Performance Sound for over 25 years.

Theatre work includes:

Ghost (London & Worldwide), Viva Forever (London), Mamma Mia! (London & Worldwide), We Will Rock You (London & Worldwide), Grease (London & Worldwide), Dirty Dancing (London & Worldwide), Showboat (The Royal Albert Hall), The King and I (The Royal Albert Hall), Flashdance (London), Lennon (Broadway), Blast! (London & Worldwide), Return To the Forbidden Planet (London & Wordwide), Five Guys Named Moe (London & U.K. tours), Which Witch (London), Metropolis (London), Pete Townsend’s The Iron Man (London), High Society (London), Time (London), From A Jack To A King (London & U.K. tours), Sweeney Todd (Israel), Children of Eden (London), The Fix (London), The Beggar’s Opera & Bartholomew Fair (Royal Shakespeare Company).

Regional work in the UK includes productions at Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Derby Playhouse, Sheffield Crucible, Manchester Royal Exchange, Palace Theatre, Watford and Leicester Haymarket.


For the past few years, we have been working to create techniques to deliver credible sound reinforcement for large scale, in-the-round opera production. Credits include: CarmenMadame ButterflyAida“Cav and Pag”ToscaAida and La Boheme.

Bobby’s design for the Australian production of We Will Rock You won him the 2005 Helpman Award for “Best Sound Design”. He was also nominated for an Olivier Award for his design for Ghost in 2012.