About Benji Bower
Benji is a musician, composer and MD whose work includes Wonder boy (Bristol Old Vic); Arrival (Impossible Producing); Tom-Wilke Branson (Sadler’s Wells); A Monster Calls (Old Vic, Bristol Old Vic); The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe (West Yorkshire Playhouse, Bridge Theatre); Peter Pan (Bristol Old Vic, National Theatre); Jane Eyre (National Theatre) and Hetty Feather (West End); The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Treasure Island, Papa Please Get the Moon for Me, Strange Case, Aesop’s Fables (all Bristol Old Vic); Romeo and Juliet (Rose, Kingston); Outpost (Green Ginger); We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Kenny Wax); Varmints (Sadler’s Wells); 101 Dalmatians, Cinderella, Ali Baba & the Forty Thieves, Bob the Man on the Moon, Lost and Found, Ugly Duckling (Tobacco Factory/Travelling Light); Orpheus and the Furies, Table of Delights (Theatre Damfino); Pirate Gran, Tiddler, Stick Man (Scamp); A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (Little Angel/Kneehigh). He has been nominated for an Outstanding Achievement in Music Olivier Award for A Monster Calls, which also won an Olivier for the Best Family Show.
Current/ Recent credits for National Theatre of Scotland: Dracula
Benji has also composed for TV & film, such as for the multi award-winning film TOM and WEEKEND RETREAT, and worked as a musician with Kneehigh, Bonobo, Alice Russell, 100 Strong, Mark Pritchard and Jamie Clement. Benji is also one half of the band Unforscene, their recordings include Sulston Connection, Pacific Heights, New World Disorder, Fingers and Thumbs and Return of the Wob.