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Benjamin Holder Musical Supervisor and Co-Orchestrator

Benjamin studied Music at Oxford University and Piano Accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music. 

As musical director, his credits include Son of Rambow (Nuffield Southampton Theatres); Beautiful Game (The Other Palace); Crazy For You (UK Tour); Em (Royal Central School of Speech & Drama); Aladdin (Lyric Hammersmith 2016); The Entertainer (On Stage MD & arranger: Kenneth Branagh season at Garrick Theatre 2016); Laila the Musical (Watford Palace Theatre/UK tour); Cinderella (Lyric Hammersmith, 2015), The King (Peter Schaufuss Balletten/European Tour); Sweeney Todd (Twickenham Theatre); Brass (NYMT/City Varieties, Leeds); The Beautiful Game (Union Theatre). 

As associate/assistant MD: Bat Out Of Hell (Dominion Theatre, current); Romeo & Juliet (Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company); Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith); Little Shop of Horrors (Manchester Royal Exchange). 

As a keyboard player: Jersey Boys (Piccadilly Theatre, dep); The Bodyguard (UK Tour, dep).

Television credits include: The One Show (BBC1); You've Been a Lovely Audience (BBC4); Our Gay Wedding: The Musical (Channel 4). 

Benjamin spent the academic year 2013-14 as Associate Musical Director at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, with support from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation. 

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