Wind in the Willows on Radios 3 and 4


The BBC commissioned Neil to adapt and score The Wind in the Willows as a concert piece for actors and the BBC Symphony Orchestra, to be recorded for broadcast on Radio 4 and Radio 3…

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Neils music for Michael Eaton’s plays, Dickens in London


Neil’s music was highly praised in Michael Eaton’s series of five radio plays ‘Dickens in London’ adapted for film by Chris Newby.

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Neil on TV and Radio


Neil appeared on BBC1’s The One Show and in two radio documentaries for BBC Radio 4 as well as acting in Mark Lawson’s new radio play ‘The Man Who Knows’ produced by Eoin O’ Callaghan…

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2012 – new projects


2012 – an exciting year in prospect for Neil with a new orchestral / radio drama commission, high-profile performances of his hugely successful orchestral scores for Blackmail and Underground and even a new project for…

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Cinematheque Francaise


Neil was contracted by the Cinematheque Francaise to provide piano soundtrack to two classic Albatros releases of the 1920s starring Ivan Mousjoukine, Le Brasier Ardent and Maison du Mystere. The recording took place in Paris in…

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Live performances of Silent Clowns – September and November


Neil and Paul Merton performed two live ‘Silent Clowns’ shows this autumn, at the Cinema Museum, Kennington on September 3rd and the Leeds International Film Festival on November 9th.

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Neil with the Dodge Brothers – September and November


Neil also appeared with the Dodge Brothers at the New Forest Festival on September 18th and Cheltenham Festival on November 3rd.

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New score for Anthony Asquith’s Underground


Following the huge success of Blackmail in October 2010, the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Barbican commissioned Neil composed a new full-orchestral score for Anthony Asquith’s 1928 silent ‘Underground’, which premiered on October 5th 2011….

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The Big Broadcast – BBC Radio – June 2011


Neil live-recorded his new afternoon musical The Big Broadcast (set in a 30s Chicago radio station) in front of a packed BBC Radio Theatre – the stars were Josie Lawrence and Nigel Harman and the…

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Neil’s music on Radio 4


Neil scored the BBC Radio 4 adaptation of ‘Showboat’ and ‘Paul Merton’s The Birth of Hollywood’ series for BBC4.

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