Lee Batty - Technical Director, The Really Useful Group

Mar 1, 2021
In this episode we talk to the technical director of the Really Useful Group, Lee Batty.

We hear how a supportive family and some key advice from a trusted teacher played a pivotal role in setting Lee on his path. From childhood in a Yorkshire mining community, and an inspirational sixth form college, to life as a touring ASM charting a steep learning curve, who now turns left on the plane, with responsibility for an eye watering number of large scale musical productions all over the world.

We discuss the pros and cons of going to drama school versus an informal apprenticeship and learning ‘on the job’. We also discover that you can never be sure what you might find hidden away on an abandoned airstrip, and that there might be something good in the water in Barnsley. Just don't mention the tech...

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