Steven Edis

Steven composes and arranges music for Film, TV and Theatre.

PROMISES PROMISES
(Co-musical Arranger)
Director: Bronagh Lagan
Southwalk Playhouse

2015

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
(Musical Supervisor/Arranger)
Director: Phelim McDermott
Noel Coward Theatre
THE SILVER SWORD
(Composer/Co Lyricist/Musical Director)
Director: Susie McKenna
Belgrade Theatre Coventry
CRUSH THE MUSICAL
(Orchestrator/Musical Supervisor)
Director: Anna Linstrum
Belgrade Theatre Coventry/UK Tour
VOLPONE
(Composer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
RSC
OKLAHOMA
(Orchestrator/Arranger)
Director: Rachel Kavanaugh
Royal and Derogate/UK Tour

2014

ACE OF CLUBS
(Arranger)
Director: Jack Thorpe-Baker
Union Theatre
GRAND HOTEL
(Musical Director)
Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall School
CINDERELLA
(Musical Supervisor/Composer/Arranger)
Director: Tony Whittle/Frank Thompson
Imagine Theatre/De Montfort Hall
MOTHER GOOSE
(Musical Supervisor/Composer/Arranger)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire

2013

ALADDIN
(Musical Supervisor/Arranger)
Imagine Theatre/De Montfort Hall, Leicester
RICHARD III
Director: Loveday Ingram
Nottingham Playhouse/York Theatre Royal
RELATIVE VALUES
(Musical Consultant)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Bath/UK Tour/West End
HIGH SOCIETY
(Arranger)
Director: Anna Linstrum
UK Tour/Music & Lyrics
THE CAPTAIN OF KÖPENICK
(Composer/Arranger)
Director: Adrian Noble
National Theatre, Olivier
A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL
(MD/Arranger/Performer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Harold Pinter Theatre

Productions as Composer/Arranger/Orchestrator

CHAPLIN
(Orchestrator/Musical Director)
Director: Martin Connor
Guildhall School of Music & Drama
THE LION IN WINTER
(Music Consultant/Composer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Haymarket
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
(Orchestrator)
Director: Dale Rooks
Chichester Festival Theatre
FLAREPATH
(Music Consultant)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Theatre Royal Haymaket
SHE LOVES ME
(Orchestrator)
Director: Stephen Mear
Chichester Festival Theatre
ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD
(Composer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Chichester Festival Theatre/Theatre Royal Haymarket
THE INVISIBLE MAN
(Composer/Musical Director)
Director: Ian Talbot
Menier Chocolate Factory
BIRDSONG
Director: Trevor Nunn
Comedy Theatre
INHERIT THE WIND
Director: Trevor Nunn
Old Vic Theatre
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
(Composer)
Director: Susie McKenna
Tiny Tim Productions at the Arts Theatre
CYRANO DE BERGERAC
(Composer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Chichester Festival Theatre
MOTHER GOOSE
(Composer/Musical Director)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
GIGI
(Orchestrator)
Director: Timothy Sheader
Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
THE MUSIC MAN
(Arranger/Musical Supervisor)
Director: Rachel Kavanaugh
Chichester Festival Theatre
DR WHO – THE ULTIMATE ADVENTURE
(Audio CD, Composer)
Big Finish Productions
THE SEA
Director: Jonathan Kent
Theatre Royal Haymarket
KING LEAR AND THE SEAGULL
(Composer)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Royal Shakespeare Company
CINDERELLA
(Orchestrations)
Director: Fiona Laird
Old Vic Theatre
THE COUNTRY WIFE
(Composer)
Director: Jonathan Kent
Theatre Royal Haymarket
DICK WHITTINGTON
(Composer/MD)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
NEW TRICKS
(Arranger)
Producer: Emma Turner Director:Sid McCartney
BBC TV
THE ENTERTAINER
Director: Sean Holmes
Old Vic Theatre
HIGH SOCIETY
Director: Ian Talbot
West End/Tour
THE WIZARD OF OZ
Director: Rachel Kavanaugh
West Yorkshire Playhouse/Birmingham Rep
THE ROYAL HUNT OF THE SUN
(Arranging and new composition)
Director: Richard Eyre
National Theatre
CINDERELLA
(Musical Director)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
PROMISES, PROMISES
Director: Angus Jackson
Sheffield Crucible
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
(Musical Director)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
THE PHILADELPHIA STORY
Director: Jerry Zaks
Old Vic Theatre
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
Director: Paul Kerryson
Leicester Haymarket
ALADDIN
(Musical Director)
Director: Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
BRIGHTON ROCK
(Musical Director)
Director: Michael Attenborough
Almeida Theatre
HAMLET
Director: Trevor Nunn
Old Vic
WE HAPPY FEW
Director: Trevor Nunn
Gielgud Theatre
LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST
Director: Trevor Nunn
Olivier, National Theatre
SINGER
(Musical Director)
Director: Sean Holmes
Oxford Stage Company
SWEET CHARITY
(Winner, TMA Best Musical Award)
Director: Timothy Sheader
Crucible, Sheffield

National Theatre as Composer/Arranger/Orchestrator

THE COAST OF UTOPIA
(Musical Director)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Olivier
THE THREEPENNY OPERA
(Musical Director)
Director: Tim Baker
Cottesloe/tour
THE RELAPSE
(Musical Director)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Olivier
METROPOLIS KABARETT
(Musical Director)
Director: Henry Goodman
Terrace Café
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cottesloe/Olivier
ALBERT SPEER
(Musical Director)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Lyttelton
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
(Musical Director)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cottesloe/Olivier and televised on BBC TV
SUMMERFOLK
Director: Trevor Nunn
Olivier
NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES
(Musical Director)
(music nominated for Drama Desk Award in New York)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cottesloe/Broadway
MUTABILITIE
(Co-Arranger/Musical Director)
Director: Trevor Nunn
Cottesloe
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
Director: Trevor Nunn
Olivier/Ahmanson, Los Angeles
JOHNNY ON A SPOT
Richard Eyre
Olivier

Royal Shakespeare Company as Composer/Arranger/Orchestrator

MEASURE FOR MEASURE
(MD)
Trevor Nunn
Tour & Young Vic
THE BLUE ANGEL
(MD)
Trevor Nunn
Tour & West End

Other Work as Composer/Arranger

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Susie McKenna
Hackney Empire
ROMEO AND JULIET
Guy Retallack
Wild Thyme Productions, BAC

Several other pantos for Hackney Empire, Susie McKenna

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Stephen Rayne
Alley Theatre, Houston USA
THE GOVERNMENT INSPECTOR
Stephen Rayne
Watermill, Newbury
MACBETH
Euan Smith
Watermill Newbury

Other Work as Arranger/Orchestrator

Golden Boy
(MD)
Rick Jacobs
Greenwich
Oh What a Lovely War
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park
Where’s Charley
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park
Guys and Dolls
Rachel Kavanaugh
Crucible, Sheffield
The Pirates of Penzance
Ian Talbot
Open Air & West Yorkshire Playhouse
Send for Mr Plim
Margarete Forsyth
BAC
A Funny Thing Happened
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park
Kiss Me Kate
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park
What Now, Little Man?
(MD)
Margarete Forsyth
Greenwich
The Sound of Music
Irina Brown
West Yorkshire Playhouse
Paint Your Wagon and The Music Man
Ian Talbot
Open Air, Regent’s Park

TV & FILM

Arranger/supervisor of live music sections of the film Iris (Richard Eyre)
Arranger/supervisor of live music within numerous episodes of EastEnders and Holby City
Composer of theme tune and incidental music for Every Silver Lining (BBC)
Composer of ident music and jingles for the classical music cable channel Digital Classics TV
Composer for Once in a Lifetime (ITV)
Arranger/conductor of The Disney Christmas Special (ITV)