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Martin Phipps & Natalie Holt

We get the inside track from Ivor Novello Award winning screen composers Natalie Holt and Martin Phipps...

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 16 Jun 2015
  • min read
The music of screen composers Martin Phipps and Natalie Holt will be familiar to anyone who has a taste for high end BBC TV dramas and atmospheric cop thrillers.

With musical credits including Wallander, Peaky Blinders and The Shadow Line, Phipps is a leading force in TV soundtracks, not to mention blockbuster films.

Holt, meanwhile, has earned her stripes arranging the music for Wes Anderson’s Grand Budapest Hotel, Paddington and Woman in Gold (alongside Martin).

Last month they received a coveted Ivor Novello Award for their joint efforts on the BBC’s critically acclaimed drama The Honourable Woman.

We caught up with them on the red carpet to learn how they tackled the brief and what’s in store for the pair…