Alastair King Biography (Wikipedia)
Alastair King (born 1967) is a British composer and conductor, perhaps best known for his music for film and television.
He studied music at Bath College of Higher Education, graduating in 1991. He then undertook postgraduate study at Birmingham University and the University of Kansas.
His work Hit the Ground (Running, Running, Running) was the only European entry in the final of the composing competition Masterprize 2001.
In addition to his concert works, King has composed music for various films, including Shrek, Chicken Run, and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and television programmes, including the FIFA World Cup 2002, The Last Detective, Second Nature and William and Mary.
King's most recent roles include conducting and orchestrating on Doctor Who for Murray Gold. He replaced Ben Foster after his departure in 2015 and has taken the full role for Series 10 onwards.
Alastair King Tracks