Tim Sutton

Tim Sutton is an award-winning composer and musical director. He has worked extensively with the National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, National Theatre of Scotland, Young Vic, Almeida Theatre and Sonia Friedman Productions.

For the National: The Amen Corner,  Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom 

In the West End: As You Like It and As You Desire Me

Music includes The Omission of the Family Coleman at the Ustinov, Bath; As You Like It and Titus Andronicus at the RSC; The Secret Garden at West Yorkshire Playhouse; Dreamfighter at Lichfield Festival; The Bacchae for National Theatre of Scotland

Tim Sutton is currently writing The Chain with Nicola Baldwin and Bus Boycott with Roy Williams, commissioned by China Plate for production in 2022. He is an Associate Member of the Inner Magic Circle. He has mentored aspiring writers on the Book, Music and Lyrics course since its inception in 2011.

Original music includes Alexei Sayle’s Imaginary Sandwich Bar Series 1, 2 & 3, Alexei Sayle’s The Absence of Normal, The Now Show and Paul Sinha’s General Knowledge; arrangements for radio include John Finnemore’s Souvenir ProgrammeJust a MinuteWhistle Through the Shamrocks and Hall of Mirrors.

Cycle Song  – Royal Philharmonic Society Learning & Participation Award 2012

Beauty and the Beast – Vivian Ellis Prize for Best Musical

Twice recipient of the Stiles and Drewe Best Song Award

(Published September 2021)