Richard Beadle

Richard is a professional songwriter, orchestrator, composer and conductor of television and production music. He has also served as Musical Supervisor and Musical Director on many successful West End and international musicals. He was Musical Associate for series 1 of the ITV drama, Victoria. He is Musical Director for the forthcoming production of Hamilton at the Victoria Palace, London. He is an arranger and vocal coach for Pitch Battle for the BBC.

Richard has recently arranged and orchestrated The Girls, a new musical in collaboration with Gary Barlow and writer Tim Firth based on the acclaimed film Calendar Girls opening at London’s Phoenix Theatre in January 2017.  He is the orchestrator and Musical Supervisor for the current UK tour of The Addams Family written by Andrew Lippa. He was the original Musical Director for West End shows including Priscilla Queen Of The Desert, Cameron Macintosh’s Betty Blue Eyes and Hair! (Broadway transfer) and The Bodyguard. He is currently Musical Supervisor for The Bodyguard at The Dominion Theatre and Associate Musical Supervisor for the UK tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. He is MD and pianist on the recent The Bodyguard Cast Recording.

Richard’s production music can be heard on TV adverts and social media platforms. He can be found working out of his London recording studio and collaborating with leading singers and songwriters. He has most recently worked with (Grammy & Tony award winner) Heather Headley, (MOBO award winner) Beverley Knight, (MOBO award winner) Alexandra Burke, Tony Hadley, Jason Donovan, Jimmy Osmond, Duncan James and many more. Richard was also the arranger for the a cappella group, Band Of Voices who reached the semifinals on Britain’s Got Talent, achieving success on the show and currently more than 7 million YouTube views.


Pop/Rock/Soul – All songs written by Richard Beadle

Film & Video game orchestral portfolio

TV/Radio music portfolio

Individual tracks

  Various orchestral film/game music

This is a selection of tracks from my extensive music library. Message for more details of selection of tracks


Below is some of Richard's most recent work including composing, conducting and work as a Musical Director

The Bodyguard – West End

Conducting / Musical Theatre / Pop/Rock

Pitch Battle – BBC

Arranging / TV

Victoria – ITV drama series


The Addams Family – Trailer

Arranging / Musical Theatre / Orchestral

The Girls – Sunflower

Arranging / Conducting / Musical Theatre / Orchestral

The Girls – Scarborough

Arranging / Conducting / Musical Theatre / Orchestral


Composing / Musical Theatre / Orchestral

Trust Two – TV advert

Arranging / Composing / TV

Sky Adsmart

Composing / TV

Band Of Voices – Britain’s Got Talent

Arranging / Pop/Rock

Triqueta – Music documentary

Conducting / Orchestral

My Man (live) – Sung by Louise Dearman

Musical Theatre / Songwriting

Musical Theatre

Below are the most recent West End shows for which Richard has served as Musical Director


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