Gaynor Winstanley


Gaynor Winstanley has been writing original lyrics for musical theatre since the early 1970’s and has been collaborating with Sarah for over 12 years.

With a comprehensive experience of musical genres Gaynor has the ability to ‘write to order’ creating a wide variety of songs specific to requirements.

Projects to date include Yasmine a Musical, King Arthur, 800 Years and the JMU Musicals. Sarah and Gaynor are currently collaborating on The Hilton Twins docu-drama for Just Radio.

Follow the link for examples of her work –

  L8R             Jack the Ripper     800 Years    Yasmine, a Musical


Collaborations to date

  • ZARA

    A giant outdoor theatre event for the whole family, Mind The Gap & Walk The Plank

  • Hear Her Song

    Hear Her Song, The Canales Project is a musical celebration of extraordinary women.
    Kakenya’s Dream premiered this year in the US Washington DC and then went to San José.
    It came to the UK summer 2019. New York performance Autumn 2019.

  • Album 10

    Tonal celebrates 10 years with a new album ’10’ by Sarah Llewellyn, Claire-Rose Barbier and The Tonal Ensemble

  • Yasmine a Musical

    The sell-out 2010 Giffords Circus production ‘Yasmine a Musical’ toured around South England and Wales from May to mid September featuring a swinging new score written by Sarah Llewellyn with lyrics by Gaynor Winstanley

  • The Pool of Blood

    A macabre musical extravaganza by the JMU @ The Liverpool Everyman

  • 800 years

    A musical of 800 years of Liverpool History by the JMU @ St George’s Hall – Liverpool

  • The Thoughtful Dresser

    A burlesque cabaret evening by JMU @ Zeligs Liverpool 1

  • L8R

    @ The Liverpool World Museum