Ian is a Bristol based multi instrumentalist, composer, and Head of music for The School for Wise Children. He leads the band Eleven Magpies.
Theatre for Kneehigh includes: Brief Encounter, The Red Shoes, Don John, The Wild Bride, Tristan and Yseult, Dead Dog in a Suitcase, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk. Theatre as Music Director includes: Girl from the North Country (Toronto 2019, Runway): Theatre as Composer includes: Twelfth Night (Shakespeare’s Globe), The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, The Flying Lovers of Vitebsk (Kneehigh), Wise Children, Malory Towers, Bagdad Café and Wuthering Heights (Wise Children): Film as Composer includes: The Princess and Peppernose (RSA and Joe Wright)
Nominations include: Dora Mavor Award for Outstanding Musical Direction 2020 (Girl from the North Country): Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play 2023 (Wuthering Heights).