About

Arthur Sharpe is an award-winning Film & TV Composer whose current and upcoming works include the feature film THE ELECTRICAL LIFE OF LOUIS WAIN (2021) starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy and the HBO & Sky Atlantic series LANDSCAPERS, due out December 2021. 

 

In the past he scored the BAFTA-nominated Channel 4 show FLOWERS (2016 - 2018) 

starring Olivia Colman and Julian Barratt. 

His work on the first series won him the RTS Craft and Design Award for Best Original Music while he also gained an Ivor Novello nomination for Best Television Soundtrack for the second series.  

 

Other TV works include scoring the first series of the BBC1 comedy GHOSTS (2019 - present) written by and starring the Horrible Histories ensemble, the series WOMEN ON THE VERGE (2018) created by Lorna Martin and Sharon Horgan, and Neil Forsyth's pitch black BBC Scotland & BBC2 comedy/drama 

GUILT (2019 - 2021).

He also wrote music for the BAFTA-nominated feature film BLACK POND (2011) and co-scored THE DARKEST UNIVERSE (2016) with Ralegh Long.

Alongside his film and TV work, Arthur also fronts and writes for the band Arthur In 

Colour.

Arthur Sharpe’s beautiful soundtrack also adds to this sense of otherworldliness the film instils. The music of the film perfectly captures the mood, a little strange, whimsical and full of pathos.” - Sheena Scott, Forbes (The Electrical Life of Louis Wain)

credit must also go to Arthur Sharpe’s terrific score” - Patrick Cremona, Radio Times (The Electrical Life of Louis Wain)

soaring like some otherworldly violin” - Joe Morgenstern, The Wall Street Journal (The Electrical Life of Louis Wain)

the melancholic yet almost alien-like score from Arthur Sharpe - Lewis Knight, The Mirror (The Electrical Life of Louis Wain)

the music effectively became another character in the show with a sense of quirkiness and drama – which is hard to pull off, but done so with aplomb in this winning entry” RTS Awards Jury (Flowers)

A hauntingly beautiful soundtrack that tied in perfectly with the mood of the programme” - Televisual Magazine (Flowers)