Tarek Merchant

Tarek Merchant is a composer, musical director and performer, holding a Starred First Class Degree in Music from the University of York and a further First Class Degree in Actor-Musicianship from Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance.

At the National: Mr Gum and the Dancing Bear – the Musical! 

In London's West End: Don Quixote and Sunset Boulevard.

Other theatre includes: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation, The Fantastic Follies of Mrs Rich and Miss Littlewood for the RSC; Sweeney Todd, Can’t Wait for Christmas, The Borrowers, Arabian Nights, Our Town, Twelfth Night, Sleeping Beauty, Anita and Me, Extra Yarn, The Grinning Man, The Velveteen Rabbit, Britain’s Best Recruiting Sergeant, Swallows and Amazons, Love Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Larisa and the Merchants, The Tempest, Close the Coalhouse Door, The Wind in the Willows, Chess: the Musical, Merlin and the Woods of Time, As You Like It, The Poor Soldier, Oh! What a Lovely War, The Good Soul of Szechuan.

Tarek Merchant is an associate artist of the Watermill Theatre, Newbury.

Big in Samoa and Close the Coalhouse Door.

(Published July 2019)