Current Projects

John has completed working with editor Andres Barrios on 'When the Captain met the Eagle' a half hour radio documentary about the late but legendary DJ, club owner, rock promoter and record collector Roger Eagle and his unique dealings with Don Van Vliet AKA Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band. This was broadcast on AllFM last year. It is still available to listen to here




For nearly thirty years John Crumpton worked as a freelance sound editor on many of the most prestigious TV productions to have come out of the North of England - Prime Suspect, Cracker, Hillsborough, Clocking Off, Queer As Folk, See No Evil and The Second Coming amongst them.

Award winner

During his time in the film and television industry he has been a nominee three times and a winner of a BAFTA Television Craft Award for his work in sound editing.

Name Dropper

As a dialogue editor he has recorded ADR with a host of actors including Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Brenda Blethyn, Maxine Peake, Christopher Eccleston, Martin Shaw and John Simm to name but a few. When time permits he plans to include some of his 'Anecdotal Adventures in the TV Transmissions Trade' on the site.

His expertise and experience in a vast range of drama and documentary productions has made him one of the leading practitioners in the field. He is conversant with most industry standard sound editing software and hardware including Pro-tools, Audio-file and Pyramix and is more than capable and willing to discuss your audio post production requirements.

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Director Faisal Qureshi (left), Dubbing Mixer Alasdair Saunders (centre) and Dubbing Editor John Crumpton (right) taking a break between mixing of Faisal's film 'The Applicant' at Hullabaloo Studios, Manchester 2007.

John's close contacts within the Manchester Studio and Recording Network ideally position him to assemble as large or small a team as your project and budget allow.

He was a member of AMPS, the Association of Motion Picture Sound  BAFTA  and BECTU. Outside of his film and television work, as an audio designer he has created 62 Sounds with composer Steve Hokpins.