Matthew Scott trained at Guildhall School and City University London, Berlin Akademie der Kunste and in New York (as Music Assistant to Lotte Lenya).
For the National: over 30 productions including, most recently, Waste, The Hard Problem, nut and The Doctor's Dilemma
Recent West End:Goodnight Mister Tom, Harvey, Taken at Midnight, Private Lives
Other recent theatre: Communicating Doors, Dinner with Saddam, Amadeus, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Hypochondriac, Horrible Histories, George's Marvellous Medicine, Horrible Science
Middlemarch, Bedtime, Drop the Dead Donkey, Sex 'n' Death, Lord of Misrule, King Leek, Crossing the Floor, Mrs Bradley's Mysteries, Underworld
The Land Girls, Requiem Apache, The Feast of July, King Girl
Matthew Scott has written music for many plays including premieres by Alan Bennett, Richard Bean, Harold Pinter, Mark Ravenhill, and Howard Barker. He was a member of cult systems band The Lost Jocky, and has produced Trans Global Underground, Antony and the Johnsons and Martha Wainwright. His orchestral version of 'Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' was premiered by the London Sinfonietta at the Milan Festival in 2007, sung by Jarvis Cocker, Marianne Faithfull and others. He is Head of Music at the NT, an Associate of Chichester Festival Theatre, Honorary Vice President of the Chichester City Band and Professor of Composition at Southampton University.
Published November 2015