Sophie Cotton

Composer

Sophie is a graduate of the Royal College of Music where she studied composition with Jonathan Cole. Since graduating she has worked in theatre, film and television as a composer / arranger, including roles at Shakespeare's Globe, RSC, The National Theatre, St James's Theatre and Park Theatre.

Highlights include: Romeo and Juliet at the RSC (dir. Erica Whyman); A Short History of Tractors  in Ukranian and Mighty Atoms (dir. Mark Babych, Hull Truck Theatre); Bang Bang (dir. Nicky Henson and written by John Cleese); Don't Wake Me: The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong (dir. Guy Slater, St James's Theatre); Little Black Book (dir. Kate Fahy, Park Theatre); Unlined (film - dir. John Michael Muskos - shortlisted for National Independent Film Awards 2015).

Sophie assisted Claire Van Kampen in her arrangements for the Olivier-nominated Farinelli and the King at both The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse and The Duke of York's Theatre and she has also recently composed a section of score for the BFI / Globe collaborative film Play On, alongside five other Globe composers.

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