Tim Sutton Composer and Lyricist

Tim is a musical director and composer for theatre and choir.

He is the Musical Supervisor for Dusty the Musical, and Musical Director of the 10th anniversary tour of War Horse. He will compose music for Kim Sykes’ production of As You Like It for the Royal Shakespeare Company’s 2019 season. 

Recent projects include: Titus Andronicus, The Two Noble Kinsmen (RSC); Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (National Theatre; Alexei Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Bar Series 1 & 2 (BBC Radio 4).

He collaborated with poet Ian McMillan on the community opera Cycle Song, which won the Royal Philharmonic Society Learning & Participation Award 2012. He was the recipient of the Stiles and Drewe Best Song Award in 2013.

Musical Direction includes: The Frogs (Jermyn Street Theatre); Just a Minute Does Panto (BBC Radio 4); Memphis (Shaftesbury Theatre); The Amen Corner (National Theatre).

Other scores for theatre include: August Wilson’s Joe Turner's Come And Gone (Young Vic); The Secret Garden (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Dreamfighter (Lichfield Festival); The Bacchae (National Theatre of Scotland); As You Like It (Wyndham's); As You Desire Me (Playhouse).

He is currently writing Victory, a new musical, with playwright Juliet Gilkes-Romero. He is an Associate Member of the Inner Magic Circle.


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