Role: Sound Supervisor
Production Company: KEO Films
Dates: October 2016 – March 2017

23 participants are living for a year in a remote part of Scotland, attempting to build a self-sufficient community

Role: Sound Operator
Production Company: ITV Productions
Series: 2 & 3 (2016 & 2017)

A British reality dating show on ITV2 hosted by Caroline Flack.


SCOPE OF WORKS: To engineer and maintain live broadcasts from various locations around Liverpool using ISDN communication.

Tourism Project Management

Role: Project Manager
Project: Saga Cruises New Build – Entertainment System Design

Dave’s role for Saga Cruises is primarily as a liaison between Saga and the shipyard (Meyer Werft, Germany). This role includes the specification of the entertainment system being installed; including but not limited to lighting, sound, video and backbone infrastructure.

Production Management

Role: Production Manager
Dates: May 2013 – May 2016

This role was responsible for the operation of the Production Department on board all 3 Cunard ships, as well as being the first Production Manager of the current flagship of the P&O Fleet – Britannia.

The role was primarily focussed on the following aspects:

  • Ensuring the effective operational delivery of all entertainment product being delivered
  • Scheduling and managing a team of up to 60 crew and guest entertainers.
  • Planning entertainment delivery including scheduling / cross departmental events
  • Adhere to all maritime and fleet regulations for Health & Safety

Sound Design & Engineering

P&O Cruises

Designing and programming the on board Headliners Theatre Company production shows using a variety of digital audio desks including Digico & Yamaha. 

Playback systems include Reaper & QLab. 

Role: Sound Engineer

Working across multiple sites, this event was the touring set from Friends.

The system included a ground stacked D&B audio system, playback, radio mics, across 3 venues within the exhibition.

Contact Us

Contact Dave by phone, email or Skype using the details below

  • Tel: +447814 552201
    Fax: +447092 981100
  • Web:
    Skype: david__cowell

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