A multi-award winning composer and songwriter, Matthew Strachan has composed music for film, TV, and stage, and written songs for Nashville and for musical theatre. His best known music is the soundtrack to the international hit TV show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?. His third musical, ABOUT BILL, premièred in London in 2011 and he has recently completed scores for PASSING BY at the Tristan Bates Theatre and HOME FRONT for BBC Radio 4. His latest album LIVE AT THE ST JAMES THEATRE was released in 2013 by Nono Records.
Matthew's film and TV credits include MONEY (BBC), SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE (Fox Searchlight), EXTRACT (Miramax), ABOUT A BOY (Universal Pictures), WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE? (ABC), A KIND OF HUSH (First Film Company), WINNING LINES (CBS), QUESTION TIME (BBC), THE WARD (ITV), THE DETECTIVES (BBC), THE HYPNOTIC WORLD OF PAUL MCKENNA (ITV), and BOOGIE OUTLAWS (BBC).
Theatre credits include PASSING BY (Tristan Bates Theatre), AS IS (Finborough Theatre), ABOUT BILL (Landor Theatre), HUNGRY GHOSTS (Orange Tree Theatre), THE PROMISE (Orange Tree Theatre), THE MAKING OF MOO (Orange Tree Theatre), NEXT DOOR'S BABY (Orange Tree Theatre), THE GOOD WOMAN OF SETZUAN (Orange Tree Theatre), THE LODGER (Windsor Theatre Royal), IMAGINE (Liverpool Playhouse). Matthew is currently composer in residence at Arion Productions.
Matthew has won twelve awards including the ASCAP Hall of Fame Award for the soundtrack to WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?
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