Cast & Creatives


Musical Supervision and Sound Design

Michael John McCarthy is a composer & sound designer for stage & screen.

He has worked on over 80 theatrical productions, including nine Scotsman Edinburgh Fringe First award winners.

Theatre credits include: NORA: A Doll's House (Young Vic/Citizens Theatre); Jimmy's Hall (Abbey Theatre); The Duchess (of Malfi), The Hour We Knew Nothing of Each Other, Glory On Earth, A Number, The Weir, Bondagers (Lyceum Edinburgh); I Can Go Anywhere, Crocodile Fever, Ulster American, How To Disappear (Traverse Theatre) What Girls Are Made Of (Raw Materials/Traverse); Tay Bridge, August: Osage County, The Cheviot, The Stag & The Black, Black Oil, The BFG (Dundee Rep); Trainspotting, Into That Darkness, Fever Dream: Southside (Citizens Theatre); Rocket Post, In Time O’ Strife, The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish, Dolls (National Theatre of Scotland); God of Carnage, The Lonesome West, Under Milk Wood (Tron Glasgow).

He is the creator & composer of The Dream Frequencies, an audio theatre piece produced by the Traverse Theatre.  He is also the lead artist on Turntable, a participatory arts & storytelling project, produced by Red Bridge.

His most recent album release is Sámh, currently available on Bandcamp. His new band Album Club are due to release their debut LP on Last Night From Glasgow in 2022.