Roly Witherow is a British composer for film, TV, and theatre based in Lisbon.


As a composer, Roly's credits include Channel 4's On The Edge, 2015 BIFA nominated film Gregor and additional music for BBC1's Who Do You Think You Are? Currently on Netflix is the independent feature film TRY, which Roly scored in 2018,  featuring an electro-pop score as well as a number of original songs.


With a diverse compositional voice that includes orchestral, electronic and folk influences, Roly is known for writing distinctive and memorable scores which form an integral part of a narrative and lend depth to characters.


Through his work with music agencies Wake the Town and CORD, Roly also writes music for commercials. He has scored adverts for global brands including Tate, Valentino and Castrol, as well as TV coverage of the Rio Olympics and the Russia World Cup.

Roly is represented by Adam Maskell at Curtis Brown.

Roly also writes and arranges his own songs. His personal music can be found here.

Awards & Nominations

Nominated for Best Original Score in all categories for Bye Bye Baby at Anatomy Festival, Greece (2018).

Nominated for Best Score in a Feature Film for Waking David at Southampton International Film Festival, UK (2017).

Nominated for Best Original Score for Adam Peiper at Terror In The Bay Film Festival, Canada (2017).

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