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Adrian Utley is most widely known for his work as a member of Portishead.

Currently working with Gillian Wearing (CBE) - composing the music for her BBC Arena programme on the writer George Eliot - this will be screened oN BBC4 later this year.

Together with long-time collaborator Will Gregory, Adrian composed the soundtrack to BFI funded film Arcadia directed by Paul Wright released in June 2018. Soundtrack released on Invada.

An earlier collaborative project for Adrian & Will was a soundtrack for silent film classic The Passion of Joan of Arc, played by a 23 piece orchestra conducted by Charles Hazlewood and performed at concert halls like New York’s Lincoln Centre, London’s Shakespeare’s Globe, Wells Cathedral, Latitude and All Tomorrows Parties Festivals. Criterion released the soundtrack with the restored film in 2018.

Alongside work on commissions for an electric guitar orchestra and film scores, the past few years have been filled with production work - Perfume Genius, Algiers, Francoiz Breut, Marry Waterson and Three Kane Whale.

Earlier film work includes Sound by Nic Roeg, Spiders from Mars with David Attenborough and Becoming Cary Grant directed by Mark Kidel.

IMDB

Produced

Portishead

Anna Calvi Heart of You

Beth Gibbons  Out of Season

Algiers

Perfume Genius Too Bright

Francoiz Breut

Marry Waterson

Martin Greens Flit

The Coral  Invisible Invasion

Daniel Ash Trouble

 

 

Other playing collaborations 

Jeff Beck

Marianne Faithful

Sparklehorse

Aphex Twin

Goldfrapp

Glenn Branca and Thurston Moore

Ed O'Brien

Massive Attack

Paul Rodgers

Patti Smith

Jarvis Cocker

The Sound of Claudia Schiffer
Arthouse Movie by Nicolas Roeg, produced by Christian Seidel.

Portishead SOS

Gucci “Bloom”
Music: Portishead “The RIP”

Mail Maps and Motion.  15 Electric Guitars Commissioned by Watershed Cinema Bristol In Collaboration with Anti VJ (From 8.37)

Mail Maps and Motion.

15 Electric Guitars Commissioned by Watershed Cinema Bristol In Collaboration with Anti VJ (From 8.37)

Anna Calvii - the Heart Of You, for the film Insurgent

Sonic Journeys: Croft Castle, collaboration with film maker John Minton for The National Trust

Signs And Wonders , feature, dir. Jonathan Nossiter

Signs And Wonders, feature, dir. Jonathan Nossiter