Jeremy Holland-Smith



Jeremy is a composer, arranger, orchestrator and conductor across film and TV, concert hall and ballet. 

Recent work includes Scrooge: A Christmas Carol, an animated musical adaptation of the Leslie Bricusse musical Scrooge, starring Jessie Buckley, Luke Evans, Olivia Colman and Jonathan Pryce, released this Christmas on Netflix. Jeremy arranged and produced the original Bricusse songs, as well as writing two new songs, including the featured duet Later Never Comes as well as composing the original score for the film.

Continuing his long running collaboration with composer Joby Talbot, Jeremy worked as song co-arranger and orchestrator on Warner Bros' Wonka. The film features Timothée Chalamet as a young Willy Wonka and was released in December.

Other recent work includes orchestrations and arrangements for the hit animated films, Sing and Sing 2 for Universal Pictures, the BBC adaptation of Les Misérables, and the original score for feature The Passing, which won three BAFTA Cymru awards, and for which Jeremy won the Music and Sound Award for Original Feature Film score.

Jeremy regularly collaborates with choreographer Will Tuckett, scoring ballets The Secret Garden and Changing Light for the Sarasota Ballet. Other concert work includes The Caretaker’s Guide To The Orchestra with the Dockland’s Sinfonia, for which Jeremy was nominated for a British Composer Award in 2018.

Other TV and film score credits include the highly acclaimed BBC documentaries I Shot my Parents and North Korea: Murder in the Family and the score for the return of the BBC series, The League of Gentlemen. Jeremy has won awards for his advertising campaigns including Phones 4U (winner of the 2012 Music and Sound award for Sound Design in Cinema Advertising) and scored the US campaign for Hertz.

As an orchestrator and conductor, Jeremy regularly collaborates with composer Paul Englishby with credits including Queens of Mystery (Acorn), The Musketeers (BBC), Witness for the Prosecution (BBC), Decline and Fall (BBC), A Royal Night Out (Ecosse Films). He also works with composer Murray Gold, with credits including Doctor Who (BBC), and Life Story (BBC). He has conducted orchestras in Prague, Vienna, LA, Brussels, Australia and London and made his debut at the BBC Proms in 2015.

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