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Stephen Warbeck

Stephen Warbeck

English composer
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro English composer
Countries United Kingdom
Occupations Composer Film score composer
Gender male
Birth 3 May 1953 (Southampton)
The details

Stephen Warbeck (born 3 May 1953) is an English composer, best known for his film and television scores.
Warbeck was born in Southampton, Hampshire. He first became known for the music for Prime Suspect and won an Academy Award for his score for Shakespeare in Love. He won the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Music in a Play in 1994.
Warbeck attended Bristol University, and began his career as an actor. He plays the accordion and co-leads the group The hKippers (the 'h' is silent) with Paul Bradley.

Film scores

  • Mrs. Brown (1997)
  • Shakespeare in Love (1998) (Academy Award)
  • The Duke (1998)
  • Mystery Men (1999)
  • A Christmas Carol (1999)
  • Billy Elliot (2000)
  • Quills (2000)
  • Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
  • Charlotte Gray (2002)
  • Deseo (2002)
  • The Alzheimer Case (2003)
  • Love's Brother (2004)
  • Two Brothers (2004)
  • Oyster Farmer (2004)
  • Proof (2005)
  • Cargo (2006)
  • Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)
  • The Other Man (2008)
  • He Who Said No (2008)
  • The Hessen Affair (2009)
  • Princess Kaiulani (2010)
  • Un balcon sur la mer (2010)
  • There Be Dragons (2011)
  • Polisse (2011)
  • A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
  • Des gens qui s'embrassent (2013)
  • Hussein Who Said No (2014)
  • Arctic Heart (2016)

Awards and nominations

Academy Awards

Academy Award for Original Music Score-Best Original Score-Musical & Comedy Score

  • Won: Shakespeare in Love (1998)

BAFTA Awards

BAFTA Award for Best Film Music-Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

  • Nominated: Billy Elliot (2001)
  • Nominated: Shakespeare in Love (1999)

BAFTA TV Award for Best Original Television Music

  • Nominated: Screen Two (TV)-For episode "Skallagrigg (#10.2) (1995)
  • Nominated: Prime Suspect (TV) (1992)

BMI Film & TV Awards

BMI Film Music Award

  • Won: Shakespeare in Love (1999)

Cannes International Film Festival Awards

Jury Prize for Feature Films

  • Won: Polisse,directed by Ma├»wenn Le Besco, score by Stephen Warbeck (2011)

European Film Awards

Best Composer Award

  • Nominated: De zaak Alzheimer (2004)

Ghent International Film Festival Awards


  • Won: Proof (2005)

Grammy Awards

Best Instrumental Composition Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media

  • Nominated: Shakespeare in Love (1998)


  • Crystal Simorgh for The Day of Judgement (2008 film)

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