Classically trained from a young age at the Royal Academy of Music in London with an extensive repertoire including orchestral, jazz and popular music genres, Richard Jacques is a multiple award-winning, BAFTA and IVOR NOVELLO nominated composer for film, television and video games. Best known for his critically acclaimed orchestral scores for blockbuster franchises such as JAMES BOND 007: BLOOD STONE (Activision/MGM Interactive), MASS EFFECT (Bioware), LITTLE BIG PLANET 2 (Sony), ALICE IN WONDERLAND (Disney), STARSHIP TROOPERS (Empire/Sony Pictures), HEADHUNTER (Sega), Jacques’ dramatic music can also be heard in numerous premier TV and movie theatre campaigns for some of the world’s largest media agencies including SAATCHI & SAATCHI and MCCANN ERICSSON, and marquee brands such as AUDI, BACARDI, MERCEDES-BENZ and STELLA ARTOIS. His music for television includes top brand shows for the BBC, ITV, and CHANNEL 4. Jacques has also worked with other artists such as legendary international singer Shirley Bassey. Most recently he arranged and orchestrated music for Grammy winning singer/songwriter Joss Stone’s sold-out symphony concert at the Royal Festival Hall in London.