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Rebecca Applin

Rebecca studied Music at Cambridge University, followed by Composition for Screen at the Royal College of Music, and has been composing for theatre, dance, radio and screen ever since.  She was the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Award holder at the New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich, and the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. Composition during the residency include: Bully Boy (Sandi Toksvig), Much Ado About Nothing, and music and lyrics for the actor-musician musical Wind In The Willows.  Rebecca has worked on various actor-musician projects including Woman Of Flowers and Upbeat (Forest Forge), the national tour of 84 Charing Cross Road (Cambridge Arts Theatre), and The Invisible Man (Queens Theatre, Hornchurch).  She was recently composer and sound designer for The Ladykillers (New Wolsey, Queens Theatre Hornchurch, Salisbury Playhouse).  She has written many musicals including The 45th Marvellous Chatterley Village Fete which is licensed by Perfect Pitch.  Rebecca has worked on theatre projects with Youth Music Theatre – of which Jabberwocky was one of the finalists for the S&S Award - and with the International Schools Theatre Association, and community projects include the centenary celebration MILESTONES at Watford Palace Theatre. She has worked on projects for BBC Learning Zones with Gamelab, two of which were nominated for BAFTA awards.