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Toby Alington

Toby's 30 years' experience in live music soundtracks is second to none. In 2013, he was presented with the Pro Sound Award for Studio Engineer, following on from Broadcast Engineer of the Year 2012, and Studio Engineer 2011.

Toby has recorded many of the world's finest performers in every corner of the globe. He has been responsible for the BRIT Awards audio for the last 20 years, the annual MTV Europe Music Awards for 13 years, and the Classic BRIT Awards since its inception in 2000. He has produced TV and DVD soundtracks for countless pop and classical artists including Adele's "Live at the Royal Albert Hall" which rapidly became the highest-selling female artist DVD of all time, and is regularly called on to handle complex multi-artist live broadcasts and recordings such as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert which was broadcast live to an estimated 1bn TV audience.

Toby produces and directs all types of media, and won the over-all Festival Award at Twickenham Film Festival 2013 for his short children's drama, "The Magick of Twickenham," which he wrote and directed. He has produced advertising and promo material for Microsoft, Intel, Williams F1, L'Oreal, Whyte & MacKay, Dalmore, Network Rail, Blackjack Promotions, Aecom and many other leading brands.

The single, "One World, One Song" with Dionne Warwick and Joe McElderry, released in May 2013 in support of The Hunger Project, was recorded and produced by Toby with musical director, Steve Sidwell.

Recent DVD/TV/Cinema/CD soundtracks include:

2016: Brits Launch and Brit Awards, Eurovision You Decide, BBC Eden Rocks, Coldplay Barcelona and Manchester, David Gilmour live in Wroclaw Poland, Michael Buble, MTV AMA's Jo'burg, MTV EMA's Rotterdam, BBC Music Awards;

2015: Brit Awards, ENO Screen: Traviata, Pirates of Penzance, The Mikado, Eurovision You Decide, BBC VE Day Concert, Billy Elliot live to cinema, Children in Need Rocks, MTV EMA's Milan, Adele live at the BBC, BBC Music Awards, Kylie's Christmas;

2014: Simple Minds post-production, BRIT Awards 2014 (London O2), ENO Screen - Peter Grimes (Coliseum), Larry Blank / Louise Dearman / Michael Jay (Angel Studios), Gary Barlow (Manchester), McBusted (London O2), ENO Screen - Benvenuto Cellini (Coliseum), BBC Events - Live at Edinburgh Castle;

2013: MTV EMA's (Amsterdam), Simple Minds (Glasgow), BBC Children in Need Rocks (Hammersmith Apollo), Classic Brits (RAH), Nickelodeon Skills Awards (IndigO2), British Summertime Festival (Hyde Park), One World One Song (Dionne Warwick & Joe McElderry), BRIT Awards (London O2), Alfie Boe - (RAH), BBC Comic Relief - (Wembley Arena), P!NK - (London O2), Emeli Sande (RAH);

2012: James Bond 50th Anniversary concert (Royal Festival Hall), MTV EMA's (Frankfurt), The Classic BRIT Awards (RAH), Singin' in the Rain (London Cast Album), The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Concert (Buckingham Palace), MTV World Stage (Gothenburg), The Voice UK (BBC), Alfie Boe (Royal Festival Hall), The BRITS (London O2), Children in Need Rocks (Manchester), Adele (Royal Albert Hall), London Road (Original London Cast Album), Lend Me a Tenor (Original London Cast Album);

2008-2011: Take That (Manchester and London), Gianna Nannini (Verona), BRIT Awards, Classic Brit Awards, MTV EMA's, Kylie "Aphrodite Les Folies" (London O2), Simply Red (London O2), A-Ha! - Oslo (December 2010), Simply Red (Sydney), FIFA Kick Off Concert (Soweto), Westlife (London O2), Katherine Jenkins (London O2), AC/DC (Buenos Aires), Girls Aloud (London), Tina Turner (Arnhem), Elton John's New Year Party (London O2), Madonna (Buenos Aires).

good gongs

Pro Sound Awards
Broadcast Team Finalist 2015

Pro Sound Awards
Studio Engineer Award 2013

Twickenham Film Festival
Festival Award Winner 2013

Audio Pro International
Broadcast Engineer Award 2012

Audio Pro International
Studio Engineer Award 2011

BAFTA CYMRU
Sound Award Nomination 2011

Audio Pro International
Broadcast Sound
Kylie Aphrodite - Les Folies Tour
Nomination 2011

Radio Television Society
Entertainment Sound Award
Nomination 2008

Home Entertainment Weekly
Concert for Diana
Entertainment Sound Award 2008

DVD Association
Excellence Awards 2005-2008



cool toys


5.1 audio production suite
B&W 5.1 monitoring
HD projection screen
Nuendo, SADiE & ProTools
96 channel Yamaha digital
mixing console
Full HUI control of all workstations
TC System 6000 with all options
Dolby & DTS encoding
VTR machine control