Richard is a composer, professional songwriter, orchestrator, and conductor & MD of Hamilton, the multi-Olivier award winning musical currently running at the Victoria Palace Theatre, London. He has scored the music for highly-acclaimed documentaries, factual series, quiz show themes and numerous other projects.

Richard has recently completed composing the score for a major 4-part true crime documentary, Ken & Barbie Killers: The Lost Murder Tapes which is available to watch on Discovery+. He had previously written the music for the RTS award-winning BBC documentary The Choir, Our School by the Tower, dealing with the effects on the staff and pupils at Kensington Aldridge Academy, in the shadow of Grenfell Tower.

Richard’s diverse talent as a composer led him to write the theme tune to the BBC show, Gareth Malone’s All Star Music Quiz as well as serving as the on-screen Musical Director with his live band. He was Musical Associate for series 1 of the ITV drama, Victoria, and was an arranger and vocal coach for the prime time BBC TV show, Pitch Battle.

Composer Resources:

Richard Beadle’s Website