George Stiles & Anthony Drewe
— Music & Lyrics
Music: George Stiles
Lyrics: Anthony Drewe
Stiles and Drewe are a multi award-winning musical theatre writing partnership. Writing credits include Honk! (National Theatre / UK Tour / Worldwide); Mary Poppins (West End / Broadway / Worldwide / International and UK Tour); Cameron Mackintosh’s new version of Half A Sixpence (Chichester Festival Theatre / West End); Travels With My Aunt (Minerva Theatre, Chichester); Betty Blue Eyes (West End / UK Tour); Just So (Tricycle / Chichester Festival Theatre / Worldwide); Peter Pan – A Musical Adventure (West Yorkshire Playhouse / Birmingham Rep / Royal Festival Hall / Worldwide); Soho Cinders (Soho Theatre / in concert at the Queen’s Theatre); The Three Little Pigs (West End / UK Tour and International Tour); Goldilocks and the Three Bears and The Three Billy Goats Gruff (Singapore Rep).
Future projects include a stage version of Robert Harling’s film Soapdish, and a new musical with director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell.
Independently as a composer, George’s credits include the musicals Moll Flanders; The Three Musketeers; Tom Jones and the scores for Sam Mendes’ stage productions of Twelfth Night and Uncle Vanya (Donmar Warehouse / BAM NYC).
Independently as a lyricist, Anthony’s credits include The Card (Watermill / Regent's Park) and A Twist of Fate (Singapore Rep).
Other projects include: song contributions for Dame Edna Everage’s Look At Me When I’m Talking to You; The Shakespeare Revue (RSC) as well as a variety of material for TV and radio.
Awards include the Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Musical for Honk!, three of the top prizes at the Musical of the Year Awards for Peter Pan and The Three Musketeers, the TMA Best Musical Award (Moll Flanders), The Straits Times Award for Best Musical (A Twist of Fate) and the first ever Vivian Ellis Prize (Just So). Mary Poppins has won 45 major theatre awards around the globe including Tony, Olivier, Helpmann and London Evening Standard Awards. Laurence Olivier nominations include Mary Poppins and Betty Blue Eyes.
Stiles and Drewe’s passion for new musical theatre writing is recognised via the annual Stiles and Drewe Prize for Best New Song, now in its 10th year, and their new Mentorship Award supported by Music Theatre International (Europe). They are also founding board members of Mercury Musical Developments (MMD), Associate Artists at The Watermill Theatre and patrons of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra and the Music Theatre Academy (MTA).