Paul Englishby

(1970 - )



Award winning composer Paul Englishby is prolific and versatile, producing critically acclaimed scores for Film, Theatre, TV, Dance and the Concert Hall. He is best known for his thrillingly tense scores for the BBC's Luther series starring Idris Elba, which earned him a BAFTA nomination; his EMMY AWARD-winning jazz-inflected music to David Hare's Page Eight; his heart-pounding music for the BBC's The Musketeers; his beautiful orchestral score to the OSCAR-nominated An Education starring Carey Mulligan; as well as his many scores for the Royal Shakespeare Company, with whom Paul is an Associate Artist.

Recent scores include new murder mystery drama Queens of Mystery, for Acorn, Series 5 of Luther, The Witness for the Prosecution and Decline and Fall for BBC1; The Tempest  for the RSC; the film A Royal Night Out directed by Julian Jarrold; and the plays The Inheritance, for which Paul was nominated for Outstanding Achievement In Music at The Oliviers, and directed by Stephen Daldry, The Audience and Skylight, which were smash hits in the West End and on Broadway.

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