Al Lethbridge, Film And Television Composer
‘One of our busiest film and television composers, Al’s music is fresh, exciting, and heartfelt. His scores display a powerful narrative intelligence, and he has a special talent for writing hauntingly beautiful melodies…’ Richard Paine Media Music Director at Faber Music.
“One of my favourite composers, and a fantastic guitarist..” Guy Fletcher OBE, Chairman of PRS
“One Of Channel 4’s favourite composers..” Jeremy Kimberlin - Head Of Rights, Channel 4
From wildlife to science fiction, history to contemporary drama, Al has scored the music for a multitude of film and television productions. High-profile shows include the BBC's ground-breaking adventure series Beyond Boundaries, Ch4’s Day Of The Kamikaze (nominated for a Grierson and winner of a New York Gold), Anatomy For Beginners (winner of two RTS Awards), and Nuremburg: Goering's Last Stand - the winner of the prestigious Hugh Weldon Award (BAFTA).
Recent projects include three films in the BBC’s Natural World series:
Andrea: Queen Of Mantas, (winner of ten international awards), The Dolphins Of Shark Bay and Empire Of the Desert Ants – for which Al received a nomination for the RTS West Best Music Award in 2012.
Other prime-time shows include three BBC series: Around The World In 80 Days, Wilderness Explored and Pacific Abyss, as well as many single films. Full CV on Al’s site.
Al also writes for Universal Publishing Production Music (UPPM) and BBC Production Music, and has so far recorded four albums – War And Struggle, Inspiring Worlds, The Living Soul and The Road Less Travelled.
Al’s production music has featured in many well-known programmes:
Planet Earth Live - Top Gear - Wonders Of the Solar System - Storyville - The Normans – Deadly 60 - Bear Gryll's Mission Everest – ITV News - The Incredible Human Journey - Battlefield Britain – The Story Of Wales Autumn Watch – The Magicians - Jimmy Kimmel Live! (ABC) – The Today Show (NBC) – Crimewatch – Panorama – Horizon – The One Show – Eastenders – Brainiac – Nina and The Neurons – Inside The Human Body – How To Grow A Planet - and many more.