The Railway Children

Christopher Madin


With over 25 years experience, Chris has written original scores for more than 150 productions for theatre, film, television and radio. His work at the Theatre Royal, York includes: My Family and Other Animals, The Crucible, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Wind in the Willows, Twelfth Night, Death of a Salesman, The Railway Children, A Man for All Seasons, Pinocchio, Bouncers, Broken Glass, Pygmalion, Hobson’s Choice, Macbeth, The Beauty Queen Of Leenane, Brassed Off, The Pocket Dream, A Taste Of Honey, Caitlin, Private Lives, Abandonment, All My Sons, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, The Three Musketeers, Habeas Corpus, Up ‘n’ Under, The Glass Menagerie, Frankenstein, The Snow Queen, Having A Ball, Disco Pigs and Romeo And Juliet.

Credits for other theatres include: Comedy Theatre West End, Bolton Octagon; Southwark Playhouse, Shaw Theatre, Edinburgh Festival, Riverside Studios; Crucible Theatre, Hull Truck, and Chester Gateway. Chris was also a long time collaborator with Compass Theatre Company having written over 15 shows for them. His work for television and radio includes: Two Lives, One Body for ITN; Behind The Scenes At The Museum, The Midnight House and The Midwich Cuckoos (nominated for the Sony International Radio Drama Awards) all for BBC Radio Four.

Commercial work includes the current Fisherman’s Friend TV campaign and he has held workshops at The Globe and for the National Youth Theatre. His corporate work has toured throughout Europe and Australia and his charity work includes: Save the Children and Safepoint.

Chris was also Artist in Residence at University College Bretton Hall.

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