Alan Tew

12 01 2010

British composer/arranger

He got his start as the pianist/arranger for the Len Turner Band based in London, in the 1950s.

His works include the theme songs for British TV programmes, Doctor in the House called Bond Street Parade, theme from Mother Makes Three. A track entitled “The Big One”, was used in an episode of the British detective show Van der Valk. He also composed all the music for the series, The Hanged Man, some of which has been used as incidental music for The Two RonniesThe Sweeney and would eventually become the intro music for the American TV show, The People’s Court.

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