His background in musical arrangement for the BBC and The Sydney Scoring Orchestra, as well as his work as assistant to three-time Academy Award winner Howard Shore on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, has given him the skills to work across a range of media. His television credits include Jonathan Creek (BBC1, 2016), Young Hyacinth (BBC1, 2016), The Job Interview (Channel 4, 2016), The Choir & The Naked Choir with Gareth Malone (BBC2, 2015 & 2016), The Big Painting Challenge (BBC1, 2017 & 2015) and Tricks of the Restaurant Trade (Series 1 & 2, Channel 4, 2016).
His collaborations with the music production team Workhouse include writing music for The Apprentice (BBC1), Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell (Sky Discovery), Time Crashers and Four Rooms (Channel 4).
Theo’s work in theatre includes scoring An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins at The Orange Tree Theatre (2017) performed live each night by cellist James Douglas, Brixton Rock, an adaptation of Alex Wheatle’s novel for The Big House (2017) and the UK premier of Superior Donuts by Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Letts at the Southwark Playhouse.
Highlights from his commercial work include scoring O2 and England Rugby’s ‘Make Them Giants’ campaign (recorded at Abbey Road with a 65 piece orchestra), working with Aardman Animations on Myer’s 2015 & 2016 Christmas campaigns and Thomson’s launch of the Dreamliner Aircraft (recorded at Air’s Lyndhurst Hall). Other commercial work undertaken in 2015/16 include soundtracks for Guinness, First Utility, Bodyform, O2 & NSPCC, The Defense and Rehabilitation Clinic, Biedronka and The Australian Transport Accident Commission. Theo has also written production music published by EMI, Universal, Imagem and Felt Music.
Theo is represented by Air-Edel Associates and based in King’s Cross, London.