Leigh Thompson

Musical Director

Theatre as MD includes: Ghost, Tell Me On A Sunday, Bugle Boy (UK tour); Young Frankenstein (Garrick Theatre - Associate MD); Cinderella (Churchill Theatre, Bromley); Spamalot (English Theatre, Frankfurt); I Love Paris, I Happen To Like New York (Orange Tree Theatre - also writer/director); The Westenders (multiple UK and European tours); The Blue Angel (workshop with Sonia and Maria Friedman); Bernarda Alba (Union Theatre - UK première); The Tender Land (Arcola Theatre); Edges (Landor Theatre); Naked Boys Singing! (King’s Head Theatre, Arts Theatre & Charing Cross Theatre); Songs For A New World (New Players Theatre); Thoroughly Modern Millie (Adelphi Theatre); Crazy For You, Me And My Girl (London Palladium); The Boy Friend (Her Majesty’s Theatre/Eyebrow Productions.

Other theatre includes: as Assistant MD: The Producers (UK tour): as Keyboard Programmer: Young Frankenstein (Garrick Theatre); Spamalot (Frankfurt); Into The Woods (Opera North).

Leigh is in demand as a cabaret accompanist, working with Claire Sweeney, Karen Akers, Rosemary Ashe, Janie Dee, Peter Polycarpou, Tiffany Graves, Al Pillay, Klea Blackhurst, and Jeff Harnar, and was for three years the house pianist at The Crazy Coqs/Brasserie Zedél.