Nick Powell

For the Royal Court: Living Newspaper, Bad Roads, The Ferryman (& West End/Broadway), X, Unreachable, The Mistress Contract, The Nether (& West End), The Ritual Slaughter of Gorge Mastromas, Talk Show, Narrative, Get Santa! [co-creator], The Vertical Hour, Relocated. 

Other theatre includes: The Lehman Trilogy (& West End/Broadway), The Tell-Tale Heart, Othello (National); Julius Caesar (Bridge); Solar (Klangwolke, Linz); People, Places and Things (Stadsteatern, Stockholm); City of Glass (59 Productions); Alice in Wonderland (Lyceum, Edinburgh); Peter Pan, All My Sons, Lord of the Flies, The Crucible (Regent’s Park Open Air/UK tour); Lanark: A Life in Three Acts (& Citizens, Glasgow), 27, The Wheel, The Wonderful World of Dissocia (& National Theatre of Scotland), Realism (Edinburgh International Festival); Dunsinane (& tour), A Life of Galileo, Richard III, The Drunks, God in Ruins (RSC); Urtain, Marat-Sade, Los Macbez (CDN, Madrid); Paradise (Rhurtriennale, Germany); ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore (Cheek by Jowl); Penumbra, Tito Andronico (Animalario, Madrid); The Wolves in the Walls (& National Theatre of Scotland/New Victory, NYC/UK tour), Panic (Improbable); Wolf Hall/Bring Up the Bodies [as sound designer] (RSC/West End/Broadway). 

Awards include: Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Sound Design of a Play (The Ferryman); Spanish Premio Max for Best Musical Composition for Scenic Arts (Urtain). 

Nick also writes for TV and film, and is half of OSKAR, who have made two albums, numerous installations, and live soundtracks for Prada, Milan. In 2017, he scored Bloom, Edinburgh International Festival’s opening event and the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao’s 20th anniversary celebration Reflections. His chamber piece Cold Calling: The Arctic Project was presented at the Birmingham Rep with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 2016 and he was music consultant on Sam Mendes’ 1917. His debut solo album Walls Fall Down was released in 2021.