George Fenton

George Fenton has written scores for over 100 films, many plays and Television series. For his film and television work he has received 5 Oscar nominations and won multiple Ivor Novello, BAFTA, Golden Globe, Emmy and BMI Awards, the Nina Rota award at Venice and a Classical Brit.

He has enjoyed long collaborations with directors Richard Attenborough, Stephen Frears, Nicholas Hytner, Nora Ephron, Andy Tennant and notably Ken Loach for whom he has scored eighteen films.

His film scores include Gandhi, Cry Freedom, Company of Wolves, Dangerous Liaisons, The Fisher King, Shadowlands, Groundhog Day, You’ve Got Mail, The Madness of King George, Sweet Home Alabama, Hitch, The Lady In the Van, The Wind That Shakes The Barley, The Secret: Dare To Dream, Sorry We Missed You, The United Way, The Duke, and Elizabeth A Portrait in Parts.

His many TV credits include the BBC’s Blue Planet, Planet Earth, and Frozen Planet. He created concert versions of these scores which he has toured and conducted worldwide.

He works extensively in theatre and composed the score for the stage play of Allelujah.