Grant Olding

Grant Olding


Central School of Speech and Drama


For the National: A Small Family Business, One Man, Two Guvnors, Timon of Athens, Tavelling Light, England People Very Nice, The Man of Mode, The Alchemist, Southwark Fair

In London's West End: Breakfast at Tiffany's

Other music for theatre includes: The Memory of Water, The Dishwashers, The Good Person of Sichuan, Sherlock Holmes, the Best Kept Secret, Salonika, Bollywood Jane, James and the Giant Peach, Broken Glass, Canvas, Wallenstein, London Assurance, 101 Dalmations, All in the Timing, Twelfth Night, Reunion, Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, The Importance of Being Earnest

Composer and lyricist for musical theatre: Drunk, Robin Hood, Simply Cinderella, The Beggar's Musical, Tracy Beaker Gets Real, Spittin' Distance, Three Sides, Beyond the Sea, A Celebrity Chef Ate My Hamster, Yeto: an abominamusical, Born of Glass

Grant Olding was resident composer at the Bridewell Theatre 2003-04.


Arena: The National Theatre, Bleak Old Shop of Stuff, Theatreland


Saving Santa; and short films A Day A Life, Junkie Love, Losing the Plot


Three Sides – NYMF award for Best Score

One Man, Two Guvnors – Tony nomination and Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play



Published February 2014