British composer of television scores, musical theatre pieces, and choral music. His works include The Dreaming (a musical) and Eternal Light: A Requiem (a choral and orchestral piece).
He studied music at Christ Church, Oxford. He composed one of his earliest musical theater works, The Hired Man, in 1984.
He composed a 2001 choral piece entitled "In Memoriam Anne Frank."
He married music agent Val Fancourt.
He composed music for Mr. Bean, a popular British comedy program starring Rowan Atkinson.