RECENT / FORTHCOMING PROJECTS (for full credits please scroll down the page)Recent / Forthcoming Theatre productions include: A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Vic) Directed by Benedict Andrews, July 2014. (Composer) Hamlet (Manchester Royal Exchange) Directed by Sarah Frankcom, with Maxine Peak as Hamlet. September 2014. (Composer) East is East (West End) Directed by Sam Yates, with Jane Horrocks. October 2014 (Composer & Sound Designer) The Cripple of Inishmaan (Michael Grandage Company) Directed by Michael Grandage, opened on Broadway April 2014. (Composer and Sound Designer) NOMINATED FOR TONY AWARD, BEST SOUND DESIGN IN A PLAY Recent Film projects includes;
The Departure (Gillian Anderson) Short film and directorial debut by Gillian Anderson. A prequel to the Young Vic’s “A Streetcar Named Desire” on which I was also composer. Attacking The Devil (Jacqui Morris) Presently in production, the follow up to last years’ McCullin and already won top prize at Sheffield Documentary Festival. McCullin (Jacqui Morris) Two time BAFTA nominated feature documentary shot on 16mm about photographer Don McCullin produced by the British Film Company, Rankin and James Gay-Rees (Senna). Stand Up To Cancer (Smith & Foulkes) 2 min animated commercial for 4Creative, cinema and television. Lurpak “The Cook” (Wieden & Kennedy) Worldwide commercial directed by Scott Lyon recorded in Abbey Road Studio with the London Metropolitan Orchestra. Shelter (Patrick Gather, Markus Meedt) WWII drama, shot on 35mm film. Recent Music collaborations include; Collaboration with virtuoso violinist Daniel Hope for Spheres which reached no 1 in the UK Classical charts and no 3 in the US Classical Billboard along with composers Max Richter, Ludovico Einaudi and Gabriel Prokofiev. The xx Symphony; an orchestral collaborationwith Mercury award winning band The xx performed at the Hollywood Bowl with the LA Philharmonic Orchestra and live on BBC Radio 1 with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Collaboration with Peter Hook (Joy Division/New Order) for gigs with live choir in Manchester Cathedral.
PAST MUSIC FOR THEATRE INCLUDES:(All as Composer & Sound Designer unless * Composer only ** Music Associate) Broadway; The Cripple of Inishmaan (Michael Grandage) Cort Theatre. NOMINATED TONY AWARD BEST SOUND DESIGN OF A PLAY. Royal National Theatre; Hamlet * (Nicholas Hytner) with Rory Kinnear as Hamlet. Olivier Theatre, UK Tour & return to Lyttelton Theatre Frankenstein ** (Danny Boyle) As Music Associate to electro duo Underworld, nominated for 2012 Olivier Best Sound Design. Olivier Theatre. Earthquakes in London * (Rupert Goold) Cottesloe Theatre. Hamlet and Frankenstein were broadcast to cinemas for NT Live. West End; The Cripple of Inishmaan (Michael Grandage) Noel Coward Theatre Macbeth (Jamie Lloyd) Trafalgar Transformed Season #1 East Is East (Sam Yates) Trafalgar Transformed Season #2 Young Vic; A Streetcar Named Desire * (Benedict Andrews) Broadcast to cinemas as part of NT Live. Donmar; Fathers and Sons * (Lyndsey Turner) Salt, Root and Roe (Hamish Pirie) nominated for Olivier Award Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate Theatre. Donmar Trafalgar The Dance of Death (Titas Halder) Donmar Trafalgar Royal Shakespeare Company; The Merchant of Venice ** (Rupert Goold) with Patrick Stewart (Music Associate and Co-Orchestrator with Adam Cork) Sheffield Crucible; Kes * (Jonathan Watkins) Dance Theatre adaptation Betrayal (Nick Bagnall) with John Simm Othello (Daniel Evans) with Dominic West and Clarke Peters The Village Bike (Jonnathan Humphreys) Hobson’s Choice (Christopher Luscombe) Royal Opera House; Together Alone * (Jonathan Watkins and Ballet Black) Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Downstairs; The Faith Machine (Jamie Lloyd) Manchester Royal Exchange; Hamlet * (Sarah Frankcom) The Last Days of Troy * (Nick Bagnall) also Shakespeare’s Globe Britannia Waves the Rules * (Nick Bagnall) Site Specific; The EL Train (Sam Yates and Ruth Wilson) Hoxton Hall The Masque of Anarchy (Sarah Frankcom) Manchester International Festival (with Peter Rice) The Sea Plays (Ken Hoyt) Old Vic Tunnels Shakespeare’s Globe; Henry VI Parts I, II & III * (Nick Bagnall) and battlefield tour The Last Days of Troy * (Nick Bagnall) also Manchester Royal Exchange Finborough Theatre; Cornelius (Sam Yates) with transfer to 59e59 New York Mixed Marriage (Sam Yates) The Gate; The Prophet (Christopher Haydon) Hampstead Theatre; Herding Cats (Anthony Banks) also at Bath Ustinov Additional; Earthquakes in London * (Rupert Goold) Headlong tour Mrs Lowry and Son (Abbey Wright) Trafalgar 2 DNA (Anthony Banks) UK Tour written by Dennis Kelly In The Dust (2Faced Dance) UK & World tour The Rock (Moko Dance) UK tour Rose (Abbey Wright) Pleasance Edinburgh & London Bassett (Anthony Banks) Bristol Old Vic At the National Theatre, numerous other productions as Music Associate, including Every Good Boy Deserves Favour (Tom Morris), Women Beware Women (Marianne Elliot) and Nation (Melly Still) all in the Olivier Theatre and Men Should Weep (Josie Rourke) in the Lyttelton Theatre.
PAST MUSIC FOR FILM INCLUDES:Attacking The Devil (Jacqui Morris) Award winning documentary follow up to last years’ McCullin (2014) McCullin (Jacqui Morris) 90min feature documentary nominated for two BAFTA Awards including Best Documentary (2013) Shelter (Patrick Gather, Markus Meedt) Short war film, 35mm (2013) Making a Killing (Martin Stirling) Short film, stop motion animation (2013) Dorothea (Savvas Stavrou) Short film; Greek with English subtitles (2012) Sofa (Jonathan Watkins) Short film; choreographed dance piece commissioned by Channel 4 (2012) Future, Inc (Martin Stirling) Award Winning short film made in 48 hours (2012) NFA (104 Films) 90min feature film (2011) Made in England (Century Film) 30min documentary for Channel 4 (2011) Myron and Hester (short film) (2011) Secrets (Moonlighting Film) 90min feature film (2011) I Won’t Go (LoveLove Films) 60min documentary for 4Docs (2010) The Woman in the Red Dress (short film) (2010) Grow (short film) 2012 A Tale of Two Mountains (White Lantern) 60min documentary (2010) Casino52 (53 episode online drama) (2010) Schools of Thought (Moonlighting Film) (2010) Ellipsis (short film) (2009) TreQuarti (90min Italian language feature film) (2009)
COMPOSER FOR COMMERCIAL INCLUDES:Stand Up To Cancer (4Creative) (2014) Lurpak “The Cook” (Wieden & Kennedy) Worldwide commercial (2013-2014) Waitrose “The Story of the Farmer and the Precious Egg” (BBH) UK commercial (2013) News International A number of commissions working with the Department for Innovation (2011-12) Imodium (UK & EUROPE television) (2011) Blue Dragon (WORLDWIDE television) (2011) Royal National Theatre NT LIVE (WORLDWIDE cinema) (2010-13)
COMPOSER FOR INSTALLATION :One Year Shop (2009-10) Year long retail installation at Tokyo Midtown, Japan for Neyn. Working with HesterFell design agency in Tokyo.