Matthew Scott

Composer

Add to shortlist

Film, TV & Theatre

Associate Agent : Christian Ogunbanjo

Film, TV & Theatre

Matthew Scott trained at the Guildhall School and City University London followed by studies at the Berlin Hochshule fur Musik and in New York, where he worked as Music Assistant to Lotte Lenya. He has written music for many plays including premieres by Alan Bennett, Richard Bean,  Harold Pinter, David Edgar, Mark Ravenhill, and Howard Barker.  After a long academic training, Matthew started his career in the worlds of rock music and advertising. He was a member of cult systems band The Lost Jockey, and has produced among others Trans Global Underground, Anthony and the Johnsons and Martha Wainwright, and in 2008 he appeared with Faithless in Moscow.  His orchestral version of Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was premiered by the London Sinfonietta at the Milan festival in 2007 sung by Jarvis Cocker, Marianne Faithfull and others. 

 

His work in television includes Medics, In Suspicious Circumstances, Middlemarch, Drop the Dead Donkey (International Emmy and BAFTA Awards), Crossing the Floor (International Emmy and BAFTA nominations), Underworld (British Comedy Award).  Films include Lichtspiel, The Landgirls, The Feast of July and King Girl (RTS Best Soundtrack nomination).

Matthew Scott has been an Associate of Birmingham Rep, the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, the Chichester Festival Theatre and an honorary vice-President of the Chichester City Brass Band. From 2006 until 2016 he was Head of Music at the National Theatre and where he continues as Music Consultant. He has taught in universities and conservatoires throughout Europe and the United States, and is currently Professor at the University of Southampton in the UK.

Film

ProductionCompanyNotes

THE LAND GIRLS

1998

Film Four

Television

ProductionCompanyNotes

SEX 'N' DEATH

BBC Screen Two

MR WHITE GOES TO WESTMINSTER

BBC Screen Two

LORD OF MISRULE

BBC Screen One

THE TRIAL OF LORD LUCAN

Granada

11 MEN AGAINST 11

Channel Four

KING LEEK

Granada/ ITV Network

CROSSING THE FLOOR

BBC Screen Two

TREVOR'S WORLD OF SPORT

BBC1/Hattrick

BEDTIME

BBC 1

MRS BRADLEYS MYSTERIES

BBC 1 drama

UNDERWORLD

Channel Four

THE THINGS WE DO FOR LOVE

Granada

DROP THE DEAD DONKEY

Hat Trick/ Channel Four

MEDICS

Granada

IN SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES

Granada

WELLINGTONS WOMEN

Diverse for C4

FAMILIES

Granada

FLOODTIDE

Granada

RAISED BY THE STATE

BBC1

THE CIRCLE

Chichester Festival Theatre

QUEEN VICTORIAS EMPIRE

Brook Lapping / PBS USA

THE MURDER SEASON

LWT

DID YOU KNOW?

The Edge for BBC Worldwide

THE BODY HUNTER

Hart Ryan for BBC 1

CLASSIC CHALLENGE

BBC Wales

BEST OF ENEMIES

BBC 1

CHARLES AT FIFTY

LWT

NORLAND NANNIES

Granada for C4

TALES FROM THE CRYPT

Discovery Channel

TALES FROM THE TOWER

Discovery Channel

BULLYING

BBC Bristol

ALL THE WORLDS A STAGE

BBC

Theatre

ProductionCompanyNotes

HOBSON'S CHOICE

2016

Theatre Royal Bath

WASTE

National Theatre

Lyttleton Theatre

TAKEN AT MIDNIGHT

Chichester Festival Theatre

COLLABORATION/TAKING SIDES

Chichester Festival Theatre

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

Chichester Festival Theatre

HOBSON'S CHOICE

Chichester Festival Theatre

TWELFTH NIGHT

Chichester Festival Theatre

OFFICE SUITE

Chichester Festival Theatre

HYSTERIA

The Birmingham Rep

THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

2009

West Yorkshire Playhouse

MOTHER COURAGE

English Touring Theatre

PRAVDA

Chichester Festival Theatre

ENTERTAINING ANGELS

Chichester Festival Theatre

THE LIFE OF GALILEO

The Birmingham Rep

THE TEMPEST

The Liverpool Everyman

THE HYPOCHONDRIAC

The Almeida, West End

THE WITCHES

The Wyndhams Theatre, West End

MOTHER CLAP'S MOLLY HOUSE

Transferred from The National Theatre to The Aldwych Theatre in London's West End