Adam Cork

Composer/Sound Designer/Lyricist

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Rose Cobbe
Assistant: Toby Smith

Film, TV & Theatre

Adam is composer and co-lyricist of the documentary opera/musical LONDON ROAD which had an extended run at the National Theatre (Cottesloe) and then transferred for a 2012 run in the Olivier auditorium.  He received a Tony Award in 2010 for his music and sound score for RED (Donmar/Broadway) and an Olivier Award in 2011 for KING LEAR (Donmar). Adam was also nominated in 2010 for the Tony Award for Best Score (Music & Lyrics) for ENRON (Broadway/West End). He was nominated for an Olivier Award and a Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play for TRAVESTIES (Broadway/West End). 

Other award nominations include the Tony Award Best Sound Design of a Play for both MACBETH (2008) and ENRON (2010), an Olivier nomination for Best Sound Design for SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER (2005) as well as four Drama Desk nominations: Outstanding Music in a Play for FROST/NIXON (2007) and RED (2010) and Outstanding Sound Design for MACBETH (2008) and ENRON (2010).  

He was awarded the 2011 Evening Standard Award for Best Design for ANNA CHRISTIE and KING LEAR and the 2011 Critics' Circle for Best Musical for LONDON ROAD. 

 

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Film

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2016

Cuba Pictures

Music and Lyrics.

First showing at Village East Cinemas, New York

LONDON ROAD

2015

National Theatre/Cuba Pictures/BBC Films/BFI

Michael Grandage Productions

Composer on the debut feature film from Michael Grandage

THE THREE RULES OF INFIDELITY

2004

Illyria

Composer

TRIPLETAKE

2003

JJC

Composer

BUST

2002

Film Council

Composer

Television

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2012

Neal Street/BBC

Composer.
Dir. Rupert Goold.
Awarded Best Single Drama at Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2013

MACBETH

2010

Illuminations/BBC4

Composer

FRANCES TUESDAY

2004

ITV

Composer

RE-IGNITED

2003

Channel 4

Composer

IMPRINTS

Channel 4

Composer

Theatre

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RED

2018

MGC

Composer / Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

THE LIEUTENANT OF INISHMORE

2018

MGC

Composer / Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

EXIT THE KING

2018

Olivier Theatre, National

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Patrick Marber.

THE EXORCIST

2018

Phoenix Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Sean Mathias.

TRAVESTIES

2018

Roundabout Theatre Company, New York

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Patrick Marber.

2017

Sonia Friedman Productions

Sound Designer and Composer

2017

Sonia Friedman Productions

Sound Designer and Original Music

INK

2017

Duke of York's Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir.Rupert Goold.

SALOME

2017

National Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Yaël Farber.

DON JUAN IN SOHO

2017

Sonia Friedman Productions

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Patrick Marber.

2016

Menier Chocolate Factory

Composer

2016

Playful UK

Dir: Sean Mathias
UK Tour and Wyndhams Theatre

2016

Almeida Theatre

Dir: Rupert Goold

LES BLANCS

2016

National Theatre

Dir: Yael Farber

HUGHIE

2016

Michael Grandage Company

Dir: Michael Grandage, Broadway venue to be announced. Starring Forest Whitaker.

THREE DAYS IN THE COUNTRY

2015

National Theatre

Dir: Patrick Marber

2015

Almeida Theatre

a new version by Rachel Cusk Directed by Rupert Goold

London Road

2014

Canadian Stage

by Alecky Blythe & Adam Cork.
Dir: Jackie Maxwell

2013

Michael Grandage Company

Composer and Sound Designer.
Dir. Michael Grandage.

2013

Michael Grandage Company

Composer and Sound Designer.
Dir. Michael Grandage.

2013

Richard Rodgers Theatre, New York

Composer and Sound Designer
Dir. Rob Ashford

2012

National Theatre (Olivier)

Composer and Co-Lyricist. Dir. Rufus Norris.

THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE

2012

ThreeSixty/Kensington Gardens

Composer, Lyricist and Sound Score. Dir. Rupert Goold and Michael Fentiman

RICHARD II

2011

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

DECADE

2011

Headlong/Chichester

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

ANNA CHRISTIE

2011

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rob Ashford. Evening Standard Award for Best Design 2011.

LUISE MILLER

2011

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

2011

RSC

Composer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

LONDON ROAD

2011

National Theatre (Cottesloe)

Composer and Co-Lyricist. Dir. Rufus Norris. 2011 Critics' Circle Award for Best Musical. Nominated for 2011 Olivier Award for Best New Musical.

KING LEAR

2010

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage. 2011 Olivier Award for Best Sound and Evening Standard Award for Best Design 2011.

DANTON'S DEATH

2010

National Theatre (Olivier)

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

ROMEO AND JULIET

2010

RSC/New York

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

RED

2009

Donmar Warehouse/Broadway

2010 Tony Award. Drama Desk Nomination (Outstanding Music for a Play). Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

HAMLET

2009

Wyndhams/Broadhurst, New York

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

MADAME DE SADE

2009

Wyndhams

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE

2009

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rob Ashford.

ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL

2009

National Theatre (Olivier)

Composer. Dir. Marianne Elliott.

A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE

2009

Duke of York's

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Lindsay Posner.

PHEDRE

2009

National Theatre (Lyttleton)

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Nicholas Hytner.

TIME AND THE CONWAYS

2009

National Theatre (Lyttleton)

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

ENRON

2009

Chichester/Royal Court/Noel Coward/Broadway

2010 Tony Nominations (Best Score & Best Sound Design) & Drama Desk Nomination (Outstanding Sound Design). Composer/Co-Lyricist/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

CREDITORS

2008

Donmar Warehouse/BAM

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Alan Rickman.

THE CHALK GARDEN

2008

Donmar Warehouse

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT

2008

Almeida Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

IVANOV

2008

Wyndhams

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR

2008

Chichester/Gielgud/Australia/Tour

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

NO MAN'S LAND

2008

Gate Dublin/Duke of York's

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

MACBETH

2007

Chichester/Gielgud/Lyceum, New York

2008 Tony Nomination & Drama Desk Nomination (Outstanding Sound Design). Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

THE CHERRY ORCHARD

2007

Sheffield Crucible

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Jonathan Miller.

FROST/NIXON

2006

Donmar Warehouse/Gielgud/Broadway/UA Tour

Drama Desk Nomination (Outstanding Music for a Play). Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

THE TEMPEST

2006

RSC/London

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Rupert Goold.

TOM AND VIV

2006

Almeida Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Lindsay Posner.

THE LATE HENRY MOSS

2006

Almeida Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Attenborough.

LEAR

2005

Sheffield Crucible

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Jonathan Kent.

KING LEAR

2005

Chichester Festival Theatre

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Steven Pimlott.

SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER

2004

Sheffield Crucible/Albery

2005 Olivier Award Nomination. Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

DON CARLOS

2004

Sheffield Crucible/Gielgud

Composer/Sound Designer. Dir. Michael Grandage.

Radio

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THE CHALK GARDEN

2008

BBC Radio 3

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OTHELLO

2008

BBC Radio 3

Composer

THE LUNEBERG VARIATION

2006

BBC Radio 4

Composer

DON CARLOS

2005

BBC Radio 4

Composer

LOSING ROSALIND

2000

BBC Radio 4

Composer

THE COLONEL-BIRD

BBC World Service

Composer

ON THE CEILING

BBC Radio 3

Composer