Michaela Betts

Composer

Michaela Betts


James Atherton

Composer

James Atherton


Classical Music Director

Carl Penlington-Williams


Adam P McCready

Sound Designer

Adam P McCready


Sarah Nelson

Librettist

& Script Writer

Sarah Nelson


Matt Chell

Set Designer

Matt Chell


Drew Baumohl

Lighting & Graphic Designer

Drew Baumohl


Rich Swainson

Media 

Rich Swainson


Illustrator

Hannah Lewis


Emma Cunniffe

Patron

Emma Cunniffe

 

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James Atherton - Associate Composer

James Graduated from the Central School of Speech and Drama in 1996. He has since worked with some of the country’s leading Arts organisations as a Musical Director and Composer for Television, Film and Theatre.

 

Recent theatre as Composer/Musical Director includes:

 

Tamburo (upswing / Brent Civic Centre Opening) According To Brian Haw (Riverside Studios) Political Will (Oldham Coliseum Theatre) Stones In His Pockets , Around the World in 80 Days, A Christmas Carol, (New Vic Theatre); Stanley’s Stick (Manchester Literature Festival); In My Element (Queen Elizabeth Hall Oldham); Prom! The Musical (Oldham Coliseum); Love and Madness (Barbican Theatre Plymouth); Phoenix From The Flames (Olympic Torch Relay); Alice In Wonderland (New Vic Theatre) Scheherazade (Bradford Playhouse); Shades Of Grey (Oldham Coliseum Theatre); According to Brian Haw (Square Chapel Halifax, Barbican Theatre Plymouth); Don’t Turn My Life Into a Musical, Alice in Wonderland (Oldham Coliseum Theatre); Peter Pan,The Lion,The Witch and The Wardrobe (New Vic Theatre) The Adoration of the Chip (Manchester International Festival);Eyam,‘TisWritten in the Stars (Grange Arts Centre); Merlin’s Child (Borderland castles tour and Minack Theatre); Macbeth (Bolton Octagon); Firebird (Bedford’s Bowen West Theatre).

 

Recent television as Composer includes:

 

Tales from the National Parks,The Lives of Gandhi, Around The World in 80 Faiths, Olaudah Equiano, Greater Love Hath No Man, Brick Lane (BBC); Survivors,Tonight with Trevor McDonald, Kenny Everett Licence to Laugh (ITV1); The Unseen Eric Morcambe (Channel 4); Roger to the Rescue (Cosgrove Hall); Colleen’s Secrets (Channel 5); All in the Game starring Ray Winston (Film 4).

James has been a winner of the prestigious Sandford St Martin’s Trust Broadcasting Premier award for his involvement in Miracle on the Estate for BBC1.

Other composition includes: Romeo and Juliet, Antigone, March of the Innocent, Fantastical Fairytales, Rhyme to Remember, Forever Fly, Urban Fairytale, Jabberwocky, Beowolf, Myth Breakers, Land of the Forgotton Tide.

 

James composed the music and was the musical director for our production of The Snow Queen.

 

For more information go to: www.jamesatherton.co.uk