Ben and Max Ringham Sound Design and Original Music
Ben and Max have worked together for The Jamie Lloyd Company on Doctor Faustus (Duke of York’s); The Hothouse, The Ruling Class, Richard III, and The Maids (Trafalgar Studios). Their other theatre credits include Machinal (Almeida); King Lear (Chichester Festival Theatre and Duke of York’s); The Meeting and Present Laughter (Chichester); Shadow Factory (Nuffield); Love And Information (Sheffield); Quiz (Chichester and Duke Of York’s); Party Skills For The End Of The World (STH); Ugly Lies The Bone (National); The Darkest Corners (Rash Dash); Pygmalion (Headlong, West Yorkshire Playhouse, and Nuffield); The Miser and The Little Dog Laughed (Garrick); The Pitchfork Disney and Killer (Shoreditch Town Hall; Off West End Best Sound Design Award); Lunch and The Bow of Ulysses (Trafalgar Studios); The Dresser and Jeeves and Wooster (Duke of York’s); The Lady Killers (Vaudeville; Olivier Award nominated for Best Sound Design); After Miss Julie and The School for Scandal (Theatre Royal Bath); The Mighty Walzer, Persuasion, Our Town, and Parliament Square (Manchester Royal Exchange); Deathtrap (Salisbury Playhouse); The Government Inspector (Birmingham Rep); Raz (Assembly Theatre Edinburgh, Riverside Studios, and Trafalgar Studios); Queen Anne, A Mad World My Masters, and Little Eagles (RSC); Ben Hur, A Wolf in Snakeskin Shoes, Multitudes, and Paper Dolls (Tricycle); La Musica and Ah, Wilderness! (Young Vic); The Mentalists (Wyndham’s); We Want You to Watch (NT Temporary Theatre); The Walworth Farce (Olympia Theatre Dublin); 2071, Adler and Gibb, and NSFW (Royal Court); Minetti (EIF); Dawn French and Fiction (UK tours); Blithe Spirit (Gielgud and US tour); Boeing- Boeing, The History Boys, A Taste of Honey, Racing Demon, Hamlet and An Enemy of the People (Sheffield Crucible); The Full Monty (Sheffield and Noël Coward); Ben Hur (Watermill); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Michael Grandage Company); The Pride (Royal Court, Trafalgar Studios and UK tour; Olivier Award winner for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre); Lungs (Berlin Schaubuhne); The World of Extreme Happiness, Scenes from an Execution, She Stoops to Conquer and Henry IV Parts I&II (National); Ring (Off West End Best Sound Design Award); The Architects, Amato Saltone, What If…?, Tropicana, Dance Bear Dance, and The Ballad of Bobby Francois (Shunt); The Motor Show (LIFT); What The Butler Saw (Vaudeville); The Duchess of Malfi and All About My Mother (Old Vic); Democracy (Sheffield Crucible and Old Vic); The Ladykillers (Gielgud, Vaudeville, and UK tour); Painkiller (Lyric Belfast); My City (Almeida); The Electric Hotel (Fuel Theatre); Glorious (Rajni Shah Productions); Les Parents Terribles (Donmar at Trafalgar Studios); Polar Bears, Phaedra, and Piaf (Olivier Award nominated for Best Sound Design); Inadmissable Evidence (Donmar); Three Days of Rain (Apollo); Piaf (Donmar, Vaudeville, Madrid, and Buenos Aires); Contains Violence (Lyric Hammersmith); The Lover/The Collection (Comedy); The Caretaker (Sheffield Crucible, Tricycle, and UK tour). Their exhibitions/events include Frieda Kahlo – Making Herself Up (V&A); Mirror Maze (Chanel/Es Devlin); and Rembrandt (National Gallery). Their radio/TV/digital work includes “Heart of Darkness” (BBC R4); “The Inspection Chamber” and “E20” (BBC); “Papa Sangre II” (Somethin’ Else; IMGA Excellence in Sound Design winner). Ben and Max are associate artists with the Shunt collective and two-thirds of the band Superthriller. In 2013, they designed Papa Sangre II, a sound-based IOS game for digital arts company Somethin’ Else. They are also co-creators of the immersive theatre company Wiretapper.