Sheridan Tongue

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Sheridan Tongue
Born Sheridan Tongue
Occupation Television and film music composer
Years active 1995 - present
Spouse(s) Pam Tongue

Sheridan Tongue is a BAFTA-nominated British television and film music composer. He has written and produced music for many television shows including the BBC's Wonders of the Universe and Wonders of the Solar System, Silent Witness (Series 9 - 13) and Spooks (Series 3), the score for which achieved a BAFTA Television Craft nomination for Best Original Television Music;[1] he has also engineered records for artists such as Blur, Beverley Knight[2] and The Verve.

Early career[edit]

As a schoolboy he went to RBAI and enjoyed musical studies before going on to university. He graduated in 1989 with a BMus in Music and Sound Recording from the Tonmeister course at the University of Surrey,[3] Tongue spent several years working in many commercial studios around London as a programmer, engineer and songwriter for recording artists including Blur, Beverly Knight, The Verve and Jocelyn Brown[4] before setting up as a freelance film and television composer.

Film and television credits[edit]


  • Shadow Observers
  • A to Z (Director - Michael Geoghegan)
  • The Kitchen Child (Director - Angela Carter)

Television drama[edit]

Television documentaries[edit]


  1. ^ Official BAFTA Craft Awards Database nominations for 2004 (accessed November 1, 2008)
  2. ^ "Made It Back" - a pop record by Beverly Knight (accessed November 3, 2008)
  3. ^ Notable alumni of Surrey University's Tonmeister course (accessed November 2, 2008)
  4. ^ Credits from Sheridan's official website (accessed November 2, 2008)
  5. ^ Sheridan Tongue at the Internet Movie Database

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