My new book Writing Music for the Stage has recently been published by Nick Hern Books.
Here’s a blog on the book and how I started out writing music for theatre.
Here’s a piece on composing for theatre which I’ve written for The Stage – Why every composer gains by writing for plays
Delighted to be headed to New York this summer to work on a new production of Privacy, written by James Graham and directed by Josie Rourke. It’ll run off-Broadway, at the Public Theatre between July 5th and August 7th.
Great to be working with Simon Godwin again at the National Theatre on Alexi Kaye Campbell’s new play Sunset at the Villa Thalia, opening 25th May.
Excited to be writing the score for the new Donmar Warehouse production of Les Liaisons Dangereuses.
Currently doing music for Lyndsey Turner’s production of Tipping the Velvet for the Lyric Hammersmith – based on Sarah Waters’ best-selling book and adapted by Laura Wade. Opens on 18th September – more info soon.
As it reaches the end of its run at the National, The Beaux’ Stratagem is being broadcast live to cinema’s around the UK and Europe on 3rd September and internationally from the 24th – details here…
Delighted there’s going to be a further NT Live Encore showing of the Donmar’s Coriolanus on 24th September in the UK and at cinemas internationally in November. Josie Rourke directed, Tom Hiddleston starred – was a pleasure to work on.
Find a full list of the cinemas showing it here…
Just finished writing the score for Simon Godwin’s production of Restoration comedy The Beaux’ Stratagem at the National Theatre. The music is folksy, bluegrass inspired and played live on stage in the Olivier. Here’s a trailer: