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Matthew Strachan (born 11 December 1970) is an English composer and songwriter.

His best known work is the music for the television game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?[1]. He has also contributed music to other television programmes such as The Detectives[2], Question Time, Winning Lines[3] and Britain's Brainiest along with jingles for several television commercials.

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Biography

Strachan trained at Dartington College of Arts and Goldsmiths College, University of London. He worked as a soundtrack composer throughout the 1990's creating music for television, radio and theatre productions until concentrating on songwriting in Nashville, Tennessee. Following two years in America he created score and lyrics for Next Door's Baby[4], a stage musical written with his wife, Bernie Gaughan (also known as novelist, Bernadette Strachan.)

Music for Television

Music used in Film

  • Extract, Miramax
  • Slumdog Millionaire, Fox Searchlight
  • Millions, Mission Pictures
  • Celador Films Theme, Celador Films
  • A Kind of Hush, First Film Company/Metrodome

Music for Radio

Music for Theatre

Commercial Release

Awards

  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2008
  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2007
  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2006
  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2005
  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2004
  • ASCAP 17th Annual Film & TV Awards, Top TV Theme, 2002
  • ASCAP 16th Annual Film & TV Awards, Top TV Theme, 2001
  • ASCAP/PRS Awards, Most played TV Theme, 2000

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