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Matthew Strachan is a 12-time ASCAP Award-winning composer and songwriter. He began his career writing songs for a BBC drama series and continued composing media music throughout the 1990s gaining such diverse credits as The Detectives, The Ward, Question Time, and the iconic soundtrack for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire which followed the show to ... See full bio »

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Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack
About a Boy Soundtrack
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 2012-2019 Le grand concours des animateurs (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode dated 7 September 2019 (2019) ... (original score)
 2018 Psychomanteum
 2016 Mostly Dead (Short) (composer)
 2015 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (TV Series)
 2012 Kannadada Kotyadhipathi (TV Series)
 2012 Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi (TV Series) (original music by)
 2010 Park Road (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Er det dit endelige svar? (2010) ... (Hvem vil være millionær?)
 2002-2009 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series) (53 episodes)
- Episode #8.1 (2009)
- Episode #7.164 (2009)
- Episode #7.131 (2009)
- Wedding Week 5 (2009)
- Episode #7.1 (2008)
 2008 Die Millionenshow (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2002 Britain's Brainiest (TV Series)
 2001 Kto khochet stat millionerom? (TV Series)
 2000 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Video Game)
 2000 The People Versus (TV Series)
 2000 Qui veut gagner des millions? (TV Series) (as M. Strachan)
 2000 Winning Lines (TV Series)
 1999 O, schastlivchik! (TV Series)
 1999/II Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series)
 1998 Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (TV Series)
 1998 Legends of Wimbledon: John McEnroe (Video documentary)
 1993-1997 The Detectives (TV Series) (31 episodes)
- Go West Old Man (1997)
- Best Man (1997)
 1997 The Jasper Carrott Trial (TV Series)
 1996 Talking Telephone Numbers (TV Series) (1996)
 1995 Scratchy & Co. (TV Series) (1995-1998)
 1994 Talking Telephone Numbers (TV Series)
 1990 Canned Carrott (TV Series)
 1989 Children's Ward (TV Series)
 1987 Boogie Outlaws (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
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Other Works:

Album: "Save the King's Head", composer/performer, Nono Records, UPC 859701033639 See more »

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Alternate Names:

M. Strachan

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Personal Quote:

My sensibilities are retro-fitted. It took me a decade to realize U2 were a good band. I was sitting in a hotel and said to my wife of a record, "mark my words, that track is going to be big." It had been a hit across Europe for weeks. See more »

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