D C Le Grove is a location sound recordist with 30 years experience of network programmes. Dorothy now runs training courses for AP’s working on observational documentaries.


bfi logoDorothy has been a tutor on the BFI Scotland residential course.

DC is also a sound assistant and sound/FM on OB’s and studio.

I have a vast array of contacts in Scotland. I can help you crew your job. I can find you the person with the right experience for your project.



Dorothy was a juror for the new talent category for BAFTA Scotland.



  • Credits Includes

    Live at Five . Glasgow City channel FM/Sound

    Referendum debates (BBC/Cloudbass).

    This Week (Neon/BBC).

    News sound supervisor (STV).

    Scotland Tonight FM/Sound(STV).

    Commonwealth Athletics Hampden. Visions. Sound assistant.

    This Week with Andrew Neil – Neon for BBC. Sound assistant.

    The Trad awards – Cloudbass for Bees Nees. Sound assistant.

    NHS corporate and various others – Media Co-Op. Sound recordist.

    Drama – Early Learning BBC. Sound recordist. Dir Michael Hines


    The Ice Cream Machine – Children’s Drama. Channel 5. Dir Paul Homes.

    Prove It -CITV Children’s educational light entertainment programme. Geronimo TV Prod- Driana Jones Dir – Simon Pearce

    Club Reps and The Workers – Highly successful observational documentary for ITV following Club 18-30 reps working in Faliraki, Greece. The programmes were made on location over 5 months both summers in often challenging circumstances: noisy clubs, extreme heat, boisterous public. Camera – Richard Cook and Will Edwards. Producers- Robert Khodadad, Julie Grant, Dani Carlaw.

    Cardinal Winnings Babies – BBC observational documentary following Roseanne Reddy who runs Cardinal Winnings Pro Life Initiative in Glasgow. Dir- Amy Hardie Series- Editor Ruth Pitt

    CJAQ – The world’s first original video drama for mobile phones, it was shot with a full network drama crew at SMG studios. Dir – Michael Hines.

    Arthur – ‘The Lost Kingdoms’. ITV documentary presented and produced by Alastair Moffat exploring the legend of King Arthur.

    Riff and Raff – ITV Children’s puppet programme. Dir- Adrian Edwards

    The Rock that Doesn’t Roll – Documentary exploring the religious influences in country music. It was filmed in London, Nashville and Memphis and involved recording musical performances on location. Dir- Ken McGregor.

    The Highest Court – Observational documentary with first ever behind the scenes access to the Scottish High Courts, giving an insight into the workings of the legal system. Two, one hour programmes for ITV. Winner of the Silver Quill Award. Split system shoot. Dir/Cam – Jan Pester Prod – Maxine Baker

    The Dirt Detective – Children’s archaeological programme for ITV presented by Craig Ferguson. Episodes from Orkney and the Borders. Cam – Jim Peters. Dir – George Cathro.

    A Selection of Regional Credits

    Now It’s Gone – A portrayal of the work done by George Parsonage and Glasgow’s Humane Society. Dir – Ruth Sangster, Prod – Bianca Barker

    Big Day, Gretna- Field of Dreams – Observational Documentaries. Prod – George Cathro.

    Scottish Passport – Prod Julie Grant.

    The Home Show – Prod Alison McDonald, Laura Ewing, Heather Day

    Get it On – Fashion show recorded London, Paris, New York – Dir Simon Parsons, Mike Prince

    East Coast Boy West Coast Man – Documentary about Jackie Leven with music recorded on location – Prod George Cathro and Richard Paterson

    Studio Work

    Senior sound engineer, mixer, sound assistant and floor manager on all of STV’s studio output including: Scotland Tonight, STV News at Six, STV Appeal, Politics Now, The Hour, Champions League, Movie Juice, Scotsport, Hogmany and Elections. Dorothy has worked on numerous outside broadcasts over two decades in both sport and entertainment.

    She was part of the 3 person commissioning team for the studio, control rooms, talkback and general sound installation for the move from Cowcaddens to Pacific Quay and she trained new members of the sound department who joined subsequently.


    As part of the STV commercials team over many years. Clients included HBOS, Evening Times, Arnold Clark, The Herald, S1 Jobs.