John Chambers: Composer

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John Chambers is a freelance composer of music for TV, film, radio drama, theatre, dance, and multimedia projects. He has underscored Chekhov for the BBC, Greek tragedy for Steven Berkoff, and once wrote a song with John Cleese.

He has produced hundreds of production music tracks for several libraries, with placements all over the world on channels including BBC1, BBC2, CBBC, CBeebies, Channel 4, PBS, AMC, Canal+, and the Disney Channel. His music has been heard on adverts for Smyths Toys Superstores and Kao Laurier, and on shows including Soulmates, The One Show, Countryfile, and Mr Mender and the Chummyjiggers.