Phil Bateman

Previously at Chichester, Music Director on She Loves Me (Minerva Theatre). 

Theatre includes, as Musical Supervisor/Vocal Arranger: One Love (Birmingham Rep); Our House: the Madness Musical (Cambridge Theatre); Made in Dagenham (Adelphi Theatre); I Can’t Sing! (London Palladium); Imagine This (New London Theatre). As Musical Director/Orchestrator: Bugsy Malone (Lyric Hammersmith). As Musical Director/Arranger: Dr. Seuss’sThe Lorax (The Old Vic; also Music Supervisor on the US production in Minneapolis and San Diego).  

As Musical Director: the original production of Billy Elliot the Musical (West End); The Miser (Theatre Royal Bath/Richmond Theatre/Garrick Theatre); Hello, Dolly! and Gigi (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Human Comedy, My Dad’s a Birdman, Vernon God Little, After Miss Julie and Three Sisters (Young Vic); Piaf (Sheffield Crucible).  

Film includes, as Singing Coach/Vocal Arranger, Kinky Boots and CemeteryJunction.  

Television, as co-composer, Gareth Malone’s Big Performance and Extreme School, both for CBBC.

Trained at Birmingham University.