Our Team

We love what we do and we believe that working in a great team is the best way to get things done. Here’s a bit more about the Wardour Studios team.

David Smith


David studied music and technology in Melbourne and has worked in audio production for over 20 years. His experience ranges from radio feature mixing and audiobook directing to commercial voiceover and music composition. David founded Wardour Studios in 2012.

Taryn Ferris

Facilities Manager

Taryn worked in higher education for ten years before going freelance. When she’s not getting her hands dirty in gardens she’ll be found running the employee of the month scheme at Wardour Studios. Taryn joined the team in 2016 and helps the studio spaces and office run smoothly.

Elisha Cunningham

Audio Engineer and Production Assistant

Elisha studied Sonic Arts at Queen’s University Belfast and joined Wardour Studios in 2018. Her portfolio of Sound Design work can be found in award winning films. Elisha can often be found seeking inspiration from the world of cinema, hunting for travel destinations or bopping at the front barrier of a gig.

Tom Berry

Audio and Systems Engineer

Tom studied music production at dBs Music Bristol, has worked at Real World Studios, and worked with Stewart Lee, Sian Evans, and many more. He particularly likes devouring books and as much music he possibly can. He has been known to meddle with spreadsheets.

Elizabeth Burke

Consultant Producer

Elizabeth Burke, is a multi award-winning executive producer and was previously a commissioning editor for Radio 4. She most recently won an Aria award in 2018 for best factual storytelling for Meeting The Man I Killed with co producer Kim Normanton.

Charlie-Brandon King

Engineer and Producer

Charlie is an experienced freelance audio engineer working in radio, podcasting and film. She is also an artist and illustrator specialising in printmaking and drawing. Charlie divides her time between London and her print studio in Bristol.