Julian Butler Theatre Composer
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Current Compositions
Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday
Charlie and Lola's Best Bestest Play
The Night Pirates
Red Riding Hood
Charlie and Lola’s Extremely New Play

I am a freelance theatre composer and sound designer working from my studio in sunny south London. I specialise in theatre for children and families. You can listen to lots on my Music page.

Some of my shows are available for performance in North America through Plays for Young Audiences.

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The Night Pirates opens today at the Rose Theatre, Kingston before embarking on an autumn tour.
The show is a co-production with Nick Brooke Ltd.. I have worked on the sound design...

Under the Rainbow, with music by me, is now open at Polka Theatre for a four week run.
The show stars Marleen Vermeulen and is directed by Polka's artistic director...

Sarah and Duck's Big Top Birthday is now on a national tour. I am the sound editor and sound designer on this show...
Julian Butler Sarah and Duck

Touched by Stephen Lowe and starring Vicky McClure, has now opened at Nottingham Playhouse.
I have written the music and created the sound design...

Snowflakes, written by Cerrie Burnell, opens today at Oxford Playhouse for Christmas.
I have written the music and songs...
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Pied Piper Theatre Company's Burglar Bill opens this week at the Yvonne Arnaud, Guildford. I have written the music and songs...
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I have just finished writing the music for Polka Theatre's new show Shake, Rattle and Roll, which opens this week...
Shake, Rattle and Roll
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I am off to Wilderness Festival tomorrow, where I will be performing a solo David Bowie singalong...

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My brother Stephen and I have made a new album. It's called Honour Among Thieves, and is available now through iTunes and Amazon.

Here is a video for the single, Salvation.

Time Stands Still
, from Engine House's Beauty and the Beast, is available through iTunes and all the rest.

It was recorded in my studio and features the amazing vocals of David McAlmont.
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Julian Butler Flat StanleyA new recording of Flat Stanley, a musical with book by Mike Kenny and music and lyrics by me, is available to download free here. It features the voices of Helen Woolf, Sam Hallion, Adam Ryan and myself. Matt Hutchinson plays drums, and I play everything else. It was recorded in my studio, Thirteen and a Half.

I have made a Gallery so you can properly stalk me.

While you're here, how's about a little game?

If you feel inclined, you can download vocal scores for three of my musicals: Neverland, Flat Stanley and Run!.

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Julian Butler NeverlandThe cast album of my new musical, Neverland is available here to listen to, or download free. I wrote the book, music and lyrics. The show spent Christmas 2015 at Lakeside Arts in Nottingham. Music boffins can have a gander at the Vocal Score here.

Julian Butler Theatre ComposerBeauty and the Beast, featuring songs by me and a script by Mike Kenny, spent Christmas 2013 in Barnsley. You can listen to the soundtrack here.

You can have a good poke around my studio here.

My beloved band, Viper Squadron, have made three albums. You can listen to them for free here:

Drop me an email: jules@julianbutler.co.uk Website design © 2012-2017 Julian Butler.