About Nigel Lilley
Nigel trained at King’s College London and the Royal Academy of Music.
National Theatre of Scotland work includes: The Bacchae.
Musical Director credits include: Oklahoma (Chichester Festival Theatre); Follies (National Theatre, including Revival); Caroline, or Change (West End, Hampstead Theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre); Fun Home (Young Vic); Follies (National Theatre); The Go-Between (West End); Charlie And The Chocolate Factory (Theatre Royal Drury Lane); My Fair Lady, Company (Sheffield Crucible); Ragtime (Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre); Spring Awakening (European Premiere, Lyric & Novello); La Cage Aux Folles (Chocolate Factory & Playhouse); Piaf (Donmar Warehouse & Vaudeville); Lauren Kennedy In Concert (Chocolate Factory); Les Misérables (Conducting The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra); Acorn Antiques (UK Tour); The Last Session (UK premiere – Hackney Empire Studio); Putting It Together (Harrogate Theatre).
Music Supervisor credits include: Caroline, or Change (Broadway), South Pacific (Chichester Festival Theatre), Looking A Lot Like Christmas (Donmar Warehouse), Romantics Anonymous (Shakespeare’s Globe); Guys And Dolls, Sweet Charity (Royal Exchange); Chaplin The Musical (European Tour); Bend It Like Beckham (Phoenix Theatre); A Wolf In Snakeskin Shoes (Tricycle Theatre); Anything Goes (Sheffield Crucible & UK tour); That Day We Sang (Manchester Royal Exchange & Manchester International Festival); Paper Dolls (Tricycle Theatre); The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg (Curve Leicester & West End); Sweet Charity (Chocolate Factory/Theatre Royal Haymarket); Talent (Chocolate Factory).
Other credits include: Sinatra At The London Palladium; Les Misérables (Denmark); Maury Yeston’s DecemberSongs (UK premiere - Greenwich Theatre); Philip Quast At The Donmar (Divas season); Pacific Overtures (Donmar Warehouse).
Television credits include: Gentleman Jack (BBC/HBO); Victoria (Mammoth/ITV); Our Friend Victoria (Phil McIntyre Entertainment/BBC); That Day We Sang (Endor/BBC); Victoria Wood's Christmas Special (BBC) Up The Women (BBC); 2008 Royal Variety Performance (conducting La Cage aux Folles) Musicality (C4).
Nigel co-authored a guide to Musical Theatre auditions with Mary Hammond called Thank You – That’s All We Need For Today published by Edition Peters.
Nigel was the recipient of the DipRam award at the Royal Academy of Music, and was elected as an associate of RAM in 2013.