Chris has written original scores for more than 150 productions for theatre, film, television, dance and radio. He composed this score for the Olivier Award winning stage version of The Railway Children in 2008 and he received a Dora Award nomination for the music when the show transferred to Toronto in 2011. Chris was also Artist in Residence at University College Bretton Hall for three years. He has held music workshops at The Globe and for the National Youth Theatre. His corporate work has toured throughout Europe and Australia.
Theatre credits for York Theatre Royal include: The Wind in the Willows, The 2012 Mystery Plays, The Guinea Pig Club, Laurel and Hardy, Peter Pan, Two Planks and a Passion, My Family and Other Animals, The Crucible, To Kill a Mockingbird, , Coram Boy, Twelfth Night, Death of a Salesman, A Man for All Seasons, Rabbit and Hedgehog, Pinocchio, Bouncers, Broken Glass, Pygmalion, Hobson’s Choice, Macbeth, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane, Brassed Off, The Pocket Dream, A Taste Of Honey, Caitlin, Private Lives, Abandonment, All My Sons, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, The Blue Room, The Three Musketeers, Behind The Scenes At The Museum, The Chrysalids, Habeas Corpus, Up ‘n’ Under, The Glass Menagerie, Frankenstein, The Snow Queen, Having A Ball, Disco Pigs and Romeo And Juliet.
Other theatre credits include: Steptoe And Son In Murder At Oil Drum Lane (Comedy Theatre West End, The Crucible (Bolton Octagon); A Cloud In Trousers (Southwark Playhouse), Ay Carmela (Shaw Theatre London); The Lifeblood (Edinburgh Festival and The Riverside Studios); Romeo And Juliet (Tidelines), Frog and Toad and The Snow Queen (Crucible Theatre Sheffield); Passion Killers, Up ‘n’ Under 2, Bouncers and Laurel And Hardy (Hull Truck Theatre); Beauty And The Beast, Chester Gateway and Misery, (King’s Head).
Television credits include: Two Lives, One Body; The Escape Artist
Radio credits include: Behind The Scenes At The Museum, The Midnight House, The Lifeblood and The Midwich Cuckoos (nominated for the Sony International Radio Drama Awards).
Commercial credits include: Moreth>n Insurance and Maryland Gooeys TV commercials (VCCP), Fisherman’s Friend (Fallon) and Timepilot (Star).