STEPHEN GUY DALTRY
Stephen Guy Daltry, Actor, Composer, Pianist and Filmmaker, was born in Sawston, Cambridge. He got a First in Music at Christ Church College Canterbury and trained at the National Film & Television School in Composing for Films. He has composed and played piano on many scores for TV, including BBC2’s ‘The Hunt’ (Cultural Prix Italia) two documentaries on Princess Diana for ITV and ‘The Lost World of Mr Hardy’ ( a ‘gorgeous musical score’ – director Ken Russell, The Times, Oct 2009), the Sundance Festival hit of 2013, 'The Moo Man' and BBC's 'The 2000 Year Old Computer.'
Described by The Stage as a “A boisterous comedy talent” (The Stage) Stephen's first role was Chief Ant in the Insect Play at Caldew School, Dalston; he played major roles with the Manchester Youth Theatre (‘Police Chief Tiger Brown’ in ‘The Threepenny Opera’ at the Library Theatre) and has played lead roles in film -‘Spurgeon’ in the film ‘Spurgeon’ (Crawford Telfer, CTA Prods) and theatre : his portrayal of Queen Elizabeth 2nd at the Leicester Square Theatre in Justin Butcher's 'Prisoner of Windsor' was complimented in The Telegraph, Stage and What's On.
In 2000, Stephen's musical version of Lewis Carroll's Alice through the Looking Glass (co-dir. & lyricist Maureen Thomas) was rated in the top two London Christmas Shows in the Sunday Times’ critics and audience ratings. He is collaborating currently with playwright Brian McAvera on a new musical.
His one man comedy music show, ‘Ludwig’s Van’, received Four Stars at the Edinburgh Fringe,