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Composer Brian Bennett is the three times winner of the Ivor Novello Award. Initially achieving fame as drummer with The Shadows, he has since forged a career as one of Britain's leading writers of music to picture. Brian was born in London in 1940 and by the late 1950s was one of the most sought-after percussionists around. He was drummer in ... See full bio »

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Black Dynamite Music Department
Thunderbirds Are GO Soundtrack
Rabid Soundtrack
The American Way Composer


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 2007-2010 New Tricks (TV Series) (34 episodes)
- The Fourth Man (2010)
- Gloves Off (2010)
- Coming Out Ball (2010)
- Fashion Victim (2010)
 2005 Kill Art (Short)
 2003 Natural World (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Moon Power (2003)
 2002-2003 Murder in Mind (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Suicide (2003)
- Favours (2003)
- Disposal (2002)
 2002 Great Natural Wonders of the World (TV Movie documentary)
 2001 Expert Witness (TV Series documentary)
 1999 The Harpist
 1997-1999 The Knock (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #4.5 (1999)
- Episode #3.7 (1997)
- Episode #3.6 (1997)
- Episode #3.5 (1997)
- Episode #3.3 (1997)
 1994 Nomads of the Wind (TV Mini-Series documentary) (music by)
 1994 The World of Hammer (TV Series documentary) (3 episodes)
- Trials of War (1994)
 1991 Birds of a Feather (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Poetic Justice (1991)
 1989 Close to Home (TV Series) (9 episodes)
- Helen the Receptionist (1989) ... (original music by)
- Katie's Broken Heart (1989) ... (original music by)
- A Matter of Decree (1989) ... (original music by)
- She's Leaving Home (1989) ... (original music by)
- Helen's Parents (1989) ... (original music by)
 1988 Square Deal (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1988)
- Episode #1.6 (1988)
- Episode #1.5 (1988)
- Episode #1.4 (1988)
- Episode #1.3 (1988)
 1987 The Girls (TV Movie)
 1985 Three Sesame Street Stories (Video short)
 1969 Red Arrows (Short)
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Other Works:

Title music composer of "Expert Witness", presented by Michael Gambon. It is the UK version of Forensic Files (1996).

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Alternate Names:

Bran Bennett | Brian | Cliff Richard and the Shadows | Die Shadows | The Shadows

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Personal Quote:

On being awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) When we were on a tour at the start of early British pop music, people like Brian May were still at school. We gave them the inspiration to want to be in the business.


Father of fellow composer Warren Bennett, with whom he often works. See more »

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