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Ian Ross

For the National:

Ian Ross is a Bristol-based multi-instrumentalist and composer. He leads the band Eleven Magpies.


For the National Theatre: London Tide

Other theatre includes: Brief Encounter, The Red Shoes, Don John, The Wild Bride, Tristan and Yseult, Dead Dog in a Suitcase and The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (also composer) for Kneehigh

As music director: Girl from the North Country at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

As composer: Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe; The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings for Kneehigh; and Wise Children, Malory Towers, Bagdad Café and Wuthering Heights for Wise Children


The Princess and Peppernose (as composer)


Girl from the North Country – 2020 Dora Mavor Award for Outstanding Musical Direction nomination

Wuthering Heights – 2023 Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Music in a Play


(Published April 2024.)