David Cullen

Co-Orchestrator

David Cullen

Theatre: David Cullen has worked mainly as an orchestrater of musicals, most notably those of Andrew Lloyd Webber - Cats, Starlight Express, Song & Dance, The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, Sunset Boulevard, By Jeeves, Whistle Down the Wind and The Beautiful Game. Other musicals include Abbacadabra, Jeeves, Shogun the Musical (New York), Children in Eden, Edna - The Spectacle, Stepping Out, and three London revivals - Can-Can, The Baker's Wife and Carmen Jones.

Recording: Records which he has arranged include the America album by the King's Singers, Christmas with Kiri by Kiri Te Kanawa, and I Am What I Am by Shirley Bassey. He both arranged and produced the albums Music of the Night for Cantabile and Lloyd Webber Plays Lloyd Webber for Julian Lloyd Webber.

Film and Television: Jesus Christ Superstar (Really Useful Films). Much film and television music for Carl Davis - Show People, The Crowd, The Thief of Baghdad, Our Hospitality and Champions. The Disney productions of Cinderella and Geppetto. He has contributed original themes and incidental music to three television series - The Brettes, Relative Strangers and Surgical Spirit.

Awards: The New York Drama Desk award for The Phantom of the Opera and he was nominated for the award for Aspects of Love.

David lives in East Sussex with his wife, Jessie, and children Poppy and Richard.

Source: CATS programme. Photo copyright © The Really Useful Group and Dewynters.