Tim Sutton is a music director and composer for theatre and choir. Recent projects include Titus Andronicus and The Two Noble Kinsmen for the RSC; Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom at the National Theatre; and Alexei Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Shop series 1 and 2 for BBC Radio 4. He collaborated with poet Ian McMillan on the community opera Cycle Song, which won the Royal Philharmonic Society Learning and Participation Award 2012. He was the recipient of the Stiles and Drewe Best Song Award in 2013. Unplugged: Winning the Clay was nominated for an RPS Award in 2011, and his carol The Seven Joys was nominated for a British Composer Award in 2011. Music direction includes The Frogs at
Jermyn Street; Just a Minute Does Panto for BBC Radio 4; Memphis at the Shaftesbury; and The Amen
Corner at the National Theatre. Scores for theatre include Joe Turner’s Come and Gone at the Young Vic; The Secret Garden at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Dreamfighter at Lichfield Festival; The Bacchae for National Theatre of Scotland; As You Like It at Wyndham’s; and As You Desire Me at the Playhouse. Tim Sutton hosts a podcast, Voice of the Musical, in which he interviews the writers of the most successful musicals of our time. He is currently writing Victory, a new musical, with playwright Juliet Gilkes-Romero. He is an Associate Member of the Inner Magic Circle.