Stephen's most recent scores include DNA, written and directed by Maïwenn, which received a César Award nomination for Original Score, Uncle Vanya starring Toby Jones and Richard Armitage for BBC Arts, Richard Eyre's The Children Act, starring Emma Thompson and Stanley Tucci, Hampstead, for Ecosse Films, starring Brendan Gleeson and Diane Keaton and road comedy The Time Of Our Lives. Other recent film credits include Mon Roi (Les Productions des Trésor), Keeping Rosy (Air Productions/Redemption Films) and Seve (Renaissance Films).
Stephen began studying piano and composing at the age of four, and by his mid-teens he had developed an affinity for rock 'n' roll as well as for theatre. His television credits include the first five series of Lynda La Plante’s Prime Suspect, for which he received a BAFTA nomination and he has recently scored The Dresser, starring Ian McKellen and Anthony Hopkins, for the BBC and both series of Channel 4’s prestigious primetime drama Indian Summers. He has also written music for numerous theatre productions including Wolf Hall/Bring up the Bodies (RSC), The Tempest (Globe), This House (National) and productions at the Almeida and the Royal Court. Stephen is a founder member of The Kippers, with which he still regularly performs.