Award winning Adrian Rhodes grew up in Upminster, Essex. After attending Hornchurch grammar school & studying violin at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and on to the National Film & Television School in Beaconsfield Bucks specialising in sound for film. Subsequently. He became a Dubbing Mixer at Ladbroke Films Dubbing, in the basement studio of music film maker Tony Palmer’s West London mansion. This was followed by a move to London’s West End facility De Lane Lea to work as a rerecording mixer & sound designer where he became a Director of the company before joining Goldcrest Films in 2011 to develop a new sound design & editorial department. Amongst his credits are Mike Leigh’s Topsy Turvy & Vera Drake, Stephen Frears’ High Fidelity & The Queen, the Wallace & Grommit films & Chicken Run for Nick Park & Aardmans. More recently he has just completed the BBC film Castles in The Sky directed by Gillies McKinnon. In 2013 he won the BAFTA sound award for the Hollow Crown; Richard II directed by Rupert Gould. He has also 2 other BAFTA nominations for Peter Cataneo’s The Full Monty & Adrian Sher-Goold’s Mad Dogs & an RTS sound award for The Wrong Trousers.