The Royal & Derngate Theatres in Northampton announce a new charity compilation album featuring new works by seminal musicians in accompaniment to dramatic monologues delivered by some of the world’s most celebrated stage and screen actors. Called INCIDENTAL:Music for the Stage, it includes music by White Lies, Guy Chambers and These New Puritans; Oscar, Emmy and Grammy award winning film composers Rachel Portman OBE and Anne Dudley; leading opera composers Orlando Gough and Jessica Walker, British Bhangra pioneer Kuljit Bhamra MBE, ground-breaking classical and electronic composers Isobel Waller-Bridge and Valgeir Sigurðsson, pioneering rock musicians James Johnston and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, sound designer Donato Wharton and 2020 Ivor Novello Award winner Renell Shaw.
The musicians worked alongside dramatic masters such as Judi Dench, Amanda Seyfriend, Felicity Jones, Giles Terera MBE, Dame Patricia Routledge, James Norton, Sharon D Clarke MBE, Lesley Sharp, Stephen Fry, Indira Varma, Maxine Peake and Sir Simon Russell Beale.
According to the press release, These New Puritans’ score to director James Dacre’s acclaimed theatre production of Brave New World, adapted from Aldous Huxley’s groundbreaking novel by playwright Dawn King. Listen below.