Thin Ice

Philip Sheppard is a composer specializing in film soundtracks as well as large-scale theatre projects and live events. He is also a virtuoso cellist and a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music.  He regularly writes and plays with UNKLE and has been featured as a guest artist with numerous rock musicians including Scott Walker, Jeff Buckley, David Bowie, Jarvis Cocker, Jimmy Page and Pretty Lights.  His latest film, Love, Marilyn starring Uma Thurman, Glenn Close and Viola Davis premiered at Sundance.  His other film scores include In the Shadow of the Moon, Sergio, Manhunt, Bobby Fischer Against The World and First Orbit.  His theatre commissions include In-I starring Juliette Binoche & Akram Khan, Sacred Monsters starring Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan, The Elephant Vanishes - Theatre de Complicité, Many - Ballets du Rhin & Thomas Noone, and the Paris Fashion Week show for Alexander McQueen. Philip was commissioned to rescore the national anthems of all 205 countries competing in the London 2012 Olympics.