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Stephen Daltry

Stephen Guy Daltry is an English film composer and pianist. 'Variety' newspaper praised his score for the Sundance festival hit 'The Moo Man', which features lyrical impressionistic piano solos mixed with some mellow jazz-inclined tracks, and bucolic, humorous pieces like 'I do Like to Be Beside the Seaside', Daltry's woodwind & piano arrangement of the old English musical hall favourite.

Stephen Daltry’s attractive chamber score...captures the pastoral beauty” (Variety, 4/2/13) The Moo Man review
“a gorgeous musical score - breathtaking in its simplicity, beauty and effectiveness” (Ken Russell, The Times, 30th Oct 2009) Review on The Lost World of Mr Hardy. (Also on the Moo Man CD - a documentary about the fishing firm of Alnwick, Northumberland, by Trufflepig Films, 2008)

A student of the National Film School (1990-1994), contemporary with Dario Marianelli, Stephen has scored music for over 40 television documentaries and films, from 'The Hunt' (BBC2 - Cultural Prix Italia, 1999) , 'Diana, Secrets Behind the Crash' (1998, ITV), 'Too Scared for School (CH4, 2004), to the recent feature-length 'The Lost World of Mr Hardy' (Trufflepig Films, 2008) and 'Charlotte: A Royal At War' (Grace Productions, 2008) for Luxembourg cinemas.

Stephen has also composed for musical theatre. He was commissioned by Oxford Patron Pamela Barlow to musically adapt 'Alice Through the Looking-Glass', (distributed by CDBaby) and the work was premiered at the British Library as part of its Millennium Festival of Literature, subsequently transferring to the New End Hampstead in a critically successful production directed by Stephen and Maureen Thomas. Other musicals include 'Seats in All Parts' about a starstruck usherette, which premiered at the King's Head Islington in 1990 and Salisbury Dramatic Association did a lively successful production of it at the Salisbury Arts Centre in June 1996.