Composer Residency with the Royal Shakespeare Company

Sarah Llewellyn is working as the Cameron Mackintosh Composer in Residence at the Royal Shakespeare Company from April 2017 to September 2017.

Sarah begins the residency composing music for two new plays as part of the Mischief Festival at The Other Place. These will be presented as a double bill and run from 24th of May to the 17th of June.

Book Tickets




by Tom Morton-Smith
Directed by Erica Whyman
Designed by Rosanna Vize

On the eve of the activation of the Large Hadron Collider, two strangers – a journalist and a scientist – share their experiences of loss and hope in a funny but deeply touching one-act play.


by Matt Hartley and Kirsty Housley
From an original idea by Kirsty Housley
Directed by Kirsty Housley
Designed by Rosanna Vize

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Read Sarah’s Blog for the RSC

Sarah will also be working and writing for the Education and Literary departments and projects. She will collaborate with the composer and director Angus Jackson on Coriolanus  for the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.

photo by Sara Beaumont © RSC

photo by Sara Beaumont © RSC

She will also have the opportunity to develop her own musical theatre work and throughout her residency she will work closely with the music department experiencing how music is developed and integrated at the RSC.

“I’m delighted that Sarah is the chosen candidate for the Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer Scheme. Sarah is an exciting composer who has the experience and theatrical instinct to gain a huge amount from the residency and make further progress in her career.” Bruce O’Neil, Head of Music @ RSC

The Cameron Mackintosh Resident Composer scheme is run by Mercury Musical Developments and the Musical Theatre Network.