Carly Paradis is an award winning and BAFTA nominated film and TV composer, songwriter and pianist, whose credits include the award winning series Line of Duty [BBC], Sky’s The Rising for which she won an RTS and Music+Sound Award, Netflix Original supernatural drama The Innocents which she won a Hollywood Music in Media Award for best song. She was RTS nominated for her score for ITV’s The Pembrokeshire Murders, scored series 1 & 2 of Sick Note starring Rupert Grint, Nick Frost and Don Johnson, PBS Masterpiece/ITV’s Prime Suspect prequel, Prime Suspect:1973 and first female-driven horror anothology XX which was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival 2017.
She wrote the original score for Jed Mercurio’s BBC adaptation of Lady Chatterley’s Lover starring Richard Madden and her music has been used for trailers including True Detective, Homeland and Martin Scorsese’s Hugo.
Since 2022, Carly has been playing keyboards with Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds for their European tour. She has also toured worldwide with Clint Mansell (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan and The Wrestler) and played piano on his soundtrack to the BAFTA winning Moon, directed by Duncan Jones. She performed her music at the 2019 BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall with the London Contemporary Orchestra, as part of the sci-fi soundtrack special. She releases her own music including the albums Hearts To Symphony and Nothing is Something. Carly lives in London and is single-handedly responsible for a global avocado shortage.