Alex trained in musical composition at the London College of Music and is the composer / lyricist / librettist of Tess of the D’Urbervilles (New Wimbledon Studio Theatre, 2014), Bel-Ami (Watermans Theatre / Charing Cross Theatre, 2014), The Remains Of The Day (Union Theatre, 2010 – Evening Standard’s Critics’ Choice / Time Out’s Best Theatre This Month September 2010), Dracula (White Bear Theatre, 2008) plus a number of works for youth theatre. Music for plays includes Diary of a Madman (The Century Association, New York, 2014). Alex’s work has been performed at the Park Theatre, Theatre Royal Drury Lane, Duchess Theatre, Royal Academy of Music and on BBC Radio 4.
Alex is the recipient of a Vivian Ellis Prize for most promising newcomer, the Howard Goodall Award for composition, and is a professional writer associate of and reader for Mercury Musicals Development.
Alex’s work is published by Samuel French, Palgrave Macmillan and the London College of Music where he works as a lecturer in musical theatre. His work has been generously supported by Arts Council England and the Big Lottery Fund.