Simon Fisher Turner



An erstwhile child actor and teenage pop star, Simon’s life as a film composer stems from his association with Derek Jarman in the 1980s and ‘90s. His scoring credits for Jarman included Caravaggio, The Last of England, The Garden, Edward II and Jarman’s final, poignant film, Blue. Other credits include the Anna Campion-directed Inertia and Bi-polar, Don Boyd’s My Kingdom (on which he collaborated with Deirdre Gribbin), and Mike Hodges’ Croupier and I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead. Simon has done a diverse range of television work, including the documentary Peter Ackroyd’s Romantics, Channel 4’s Stanley Kubrick’s Boxes and the BBC1 drama Sweeney Todd. Simon also arranged the music for BBC1’s well-known Helicopter ident.

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