Adam Cork is an award winning composer whose screen work prior to London Road includes acclaimed adaptations of Richard II and Macbeth. He has also written abundantly for the stage, blending original composition with sound design to create integrated music/sound scores embracing instrumental music, electronic music and song for many celebrated productions.
The stage version of London Road premiered at the National Theatre in 2011 and won the Critic’s Circle Award for Best Musical before being revived in 2012 to great acclaim. A film version was released in 2015.
Adam received an Olivier Award in 2011 for King Lear (Donmar), the Evening Standard ‘Best Design’ Award 2011 for Anna Christie & King Lear (Donmar), and a Tony Award in 2010 for his music & sound score for Red (Donmar/Broadway). In 2010 he also received a Tony Award nomination ‘Best Score’ (Music & Lyrics) for Enron (Headlong/West End/Broadway).
Other award nominations include the Tony Award “Best Sound Design of a Play” for both Macbeth, (2008) and ENRON (2010), an Olivier Award nomination “Best Sound Design” for Suddenly Last Summer (2005), as well as four Drama Desk nominations: “Outstanding Music in a Play” for Frost/Nixon (2007) and Red (2010), and “Outstanding Sound Design” for Macbeth (2008) and ENRON (2010).