Paul Groothuis

Paul Groothuis studied Stage Management at the Central School of Speech and Drama.

Paul Groothuis has designed sound for over 140 National Theatre productions.

For the National: Follies, The Plough and the Stars, The Silver Tassie, Children of the Sun, The Cherry Orchard, Hamlet, Present Laughter, Rafta Rafta, The Rose Tattoo, The Man of Mode, The Life of Galileo, The Royal Hunt of the Sun, Once in a Lifetime, Henry IV Parts I & II, The House of Bernada Alba, His Dark Materials, Buried Child, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum, Stuff Happens, Cyrano, Henry V, Edmond, A Streetcar Named Desire, Love's Labour's Lost, The Coast of Utopia, The Wind in the Willows, The Shaughraun, Flight, All My Sons, The Night of the Iguana, Under Milk Wood, Summerfolk, Sunday in the Park With George, Carousel (co-design with Mike Walker), Sweeney Todd, A Little Night Music, Lady in the Dark, Guys and Dolls, Candide, South Pacific, Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, Anything Goes

In London's West End: Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Sweet Bird of Youth, Guys and Dolls, Gypsy, Show Boat, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Sweeney Todd, Flare Path, Waiting for Godot, Porgy and Bess, Bad Girls the Musical, Acorn Antiques, Oliver!, Endgame, Bent

Other recent work: Good People, Chariots of Fire, Loyalty, Rabbit Hole, 55 Days, Matthew Bourne’s Nutcracker!, Highland Fling, Edward Scissorhands, The Car Man, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Red Shoes, Mermaids, Mary Poppins, Design for Living

Paul Groothuis is a visiting lecturer at the Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts and Rose Bruford College.

Sweeney Todd – Olivier nomination


(Published February 2019)