With London Grammar, the BBC’s Question Time and The Only Way is Essex popping in to use the site, the Gazette wanted to know – just how on the production map is the Backstage Centre?

Jason Woolcott, a student at South Essex college studying music production, described the state-of-the-art facilities South Essex college students get to use.

With one-metre thick concrete walls, this sound ‘cube’ hangs swinging from steel cables so as not to be affected by noise from nearby Eurostar trains.

Video 1: Jason Woolcott, South Essex College student, shows some of the unique design points of the Backstage recording studios