Mike Batt

Music Department | Composer | Soundtrack
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KNOWN FOR 
A Merry War (1997) | The Big Short (2015) | The Wombles (1973-1975)
AWARDS 
2 nominations More »
BORN 
Feb 2, 1950 (age 67)

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Past Film & Video (19 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The Big ShortThe Big Short Writer ("Overture" (from the musical The Phantom Of The Opera))  Less 2015 $28MM $70MM / $133MM
  • Primary photo for Die grünen Hügel von WalesDie grünen Hügel von Wales Producer ("If you were a sailboat") (uncredited), Writer ("If you were a sailboat") (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for FaintheartFaintheart Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Katie Melua: The Arena Tour 2008, Live from RotterdamKatie Melua: The Arena Tour 2008, Live from Rotterdam (Video) Composer  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Nancy DrewNancy Drew Producer ("Looking for Clues")  Less 2007 $20MM $26MM / $31MM
  • Primary photo for Miss PotterMiss Potter Arranger ("When You Taught Me How to Dance"), Producer ("When You Taught Me How to Dance"), Writer ("When You Taught Me How to Dance")  Less 2006 $30MM $3MM / —
  • Primary photo for Mia SarahMia Sarah Writer ("Call Off The Search", "Tiger In The Night")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Breakfast on PlutoBreakfast on Pluto Music ("The Wombling Song" (1973)), Writer ("The Wombling Song" (1973))  Less 2005 $829K / —
  • Primary photo for The Curse of the Were-RabbitThe Curse of the Were-Rabbit Writer ("Bright Eyes")  Less 2005 $30MM $56MM / $193MM
  • Primary photo for Just Like HeavenJust Like Heaven Producer ("Just Like Heaven")  Less 2005 $58MM $48MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera")  Less 2004 $70MM $51MM / $103MM
  • Primary photo for A Merry WarA Merry War Composer, Conductor, Music Producer, Music Supervisor, Orchestrator, Lyrics ("Tiger in the Night"), Music ("Tiger in the Night")  Less 1997 $301K / —
  • Primary photo for Hollow ReedHollow Reed Writer ("The Snooker Song")  Less 1996 $63K / —
  • Primary photo for Richard IIIRichard III Music Executive Producer  Less 1995 £6MM $2.6MM / —
  • Primary photo for The Hunting of the SnarkThe Hunting of the Snark The Boots, Composer, Director, Producer  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for Dünyayi Kurtaran AdamDünyayi Kurtaran Adam Composer ("Caravans" themes) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for Wombling FreeWombling Free Composer, Performer ("The Wombling Song", "Wombling White Tie And Tails", "Exercise Is Good For You (Laziness Is Not)", "Madame Cholet") (uncredited), Writer ("The Wombling Song", "Wombling White Tie And Tails", "Exercise Is Good For You (Laziness Is Not)", "Madame Cholet") (uncredited)  Less 1978
  • Primary photo for CaravansCaravans Composer, Conductor (uncredited), Music Producer (uncredited), Orchestrator (uncredited)  Less 1978 $14MM $1MM / —
  • Primary photo for Watership DownWatership Down Music Arranger (uncredited), Musician (keyboards) (uncredited), Writer ("Bright Eyes")  Less 1978
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Brian Pern: A TributeBrian Pern: A Tribute (TV Movie) Mike Batt  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for DoctorsDoctors (TV Series) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 2016 ) , Writer ("The Wombling Song") ( 1 episode, 2013 )  Less 2013–2016 2
    • The Twelve Divas of Christmas (Dec 9, 2016) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") (uncredited)  Less
    • Curtain Call (Sep 24, 2013) Writer ("The Wombling Song") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for LorraineLorraine (TV Series) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Who's Doing the Dishes?Who's Doing the Dishes? (TV Series) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") ( 1 episode, 2016 )  Less 2016 1
    • Lesley Garrett (Oct 4, 2016) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sounds of the 80sSounds of the 80s (TV Series) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 2015 )  Less 2015 1
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Tony AwardsThe 67th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera")  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for EastEndersEastEnders (TV Series) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 2012 )  Less 2012 1
  • Primary photo for GhostGhost (TV Series) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera")  Less 2012– 
  • Primary photo for Britain's Favourite Christmas SongsBritain's Favourite Christmas Songs (TV Movie) Himself - Songwriter, A Winter's Tale / Wombles, Writer ("A Winter's Tale", "Wombling Merry Christmas")  Less 2011
  • Primary photo for Wetten, dass..?Wetten, dass..? (TV Series) Theme Song ( 10 episodes, 2008–2011 ) , Composer ( 3 episodes, 2007–2008 )  Less 2007–2011 13
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  • Primary photo for Gent de paraulaGent de paraula (TV Series) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") ( 1 episode, 2011 )  Less 2011 1
    • Episode #1.29 (May 5, 2011) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera")  Less
  • Primary photo for Gavin & StaceyGavin & Stacey (TV Series) Writer ("The Wombling Song") ( 1 episode, 2009 )  Less 2009 1
    • Episode #3.5 (Jun 11, 2010) Writer ("The Wombling Song") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for SuperNews!SuperNews! (TV Series) Writer ("Bright Eyes") ( 2 episodes, 2009 )  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for The Angry Video Game NerdThe Angry Video Game Nerd (TV Series) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008 1
    • Dracula (Oct 15, 2008) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Sarah Brightman: Symphony in ViennaSarah Brightman: Symphony in Vienna (TV Movie) Writer ("Phantom of the Opera")  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for The X FactorThe X Factor (TV Series) Lyrics ("The Phantom of the Opera") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
    • Live Show 2 (Oct 27, 2007) Lyrics ("The Phantom of the Opera") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Idol - Jakten på en superstjerneIdol - Jakten på en superstjerne (TV Series) Writer ("The Closest Thing to Crazy") ( 3 episodes, 2005–2007 ) , Writer ("Nine Million Bicycles") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2005–2007 4
    • Topp 24 #1 (Oct 5, 2007) Writer ("The Closest Thing to Crazy")  Less
    • Topp 40 #5 (Feb 22, 2006) Writer ("The Closest Thing to Crazy")  Less
    • Topp 40 #3 (Feb 16, 2006) Writer ("Nine Million Bicycles")  Less
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  • Primary photo for Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged SeriesYu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series (TV Series) Writer ("Bright Eyes") ( 1 episode, 2007 )  Less 2007 1
  • Primary photo for Jam & JerusalemJam & Jerusalem (TV Series) Writer ("Nine Million Bicycles") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Christmas Panto (Dec 30, 2006) Writer ("Nine Million Bicycles") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Dancing with the StarsDancing with the Stars (TV Series) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera") ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
    • Round 4 (Oct 3, 2006) Writer ("The Phantom of the Opera")  Less
  • Primary photo for Green WingGreen Wing (TV Series) Big Thanks ( 1 episode, 2006 )  Less 2006 1
  • Primary photo for Angels of Mercy?Angels of Mercy? (TV Short) Writer ("Bright Eyes")  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for Senhora do DestinoSenhora do Destino (TV Series) Writer ("The Closest Thing To Crazy") ( 1 episode, 2004 )  Less 2004 1
    • Episode #1.1 (Jun 28, 2004) Writer ("The Closest Thing To Crazy")  Less
  • Primary photo for Big BreakBig Break (TV Series) Composer (title song) ( 11 episodes, 1991–2002 )  Less 1991–2002 11
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  • Primary photo for Andrew Lloyd Webber: MasterpieceAndrew Lloyd Webber: Masterpiece (TV Special) Lyrics ("The Phantom Of The Opera")  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Watership DownWatership Down (TV Series) Composer ( 14 episodes, 1999–2001 ) , Music ("Thank You, Stars") ( 1 episode, 1999 ) , Lyrics ("Thank You, Stars") ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999–2001 14
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  • Primary photo for The WomblesThe Wombles (TV Series) Composer  Less 1998–1999
  • Primary photo for Never Mind the BuzzcocksNever Mind the Buzzcocks (TV Series) Writer ("Wombling Merry Christmas") ( 1 episode, 1997 )  Less 1997 1
    • Merry Mind the Buzzcocks (Dec 29, 1997) Writer ("Wombling Merry Christmas") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Clash of the TitansClash of the Titans (TV Series) Writer ("The Wombling Song") ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for The DreamstoneThe Dreamstone (TV Series) Conductor, Composer  Less 1990–1995
  • Primary photo for Stars in Their EyesStars in Their Eyes (TV Series) Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 1994 )  Less 1994 1
  • Primary photo for World Womble DayWorld Womble Day (TV Movie) Composer  Less 1990
  • Primary photo for Beat the TeacherBeat the Teacher (TV Series) Composer (original theme)  Less 1984–1988
  • Primary photo for Edward and FriendsEdward and Friends (TV Series) Composer  Less 1987– 
  • Primary photo for Digital DreamsDigital Dreams (TV Movie) Composer, Conductor  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Zero ZeroZero Zero (TV Movie) Number 17, Composer, Director, Producer, Writer  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Two RonniesThe Two Ronnies (TV Series) Writer ("Caravan Song") ( 1 episode, 1980 ) , Musical Director ( 1 episode, 1982 ) , Writer ("A Winter's Tale") ( 1 episode, 1982 )  Less 1980–1982 2
    • Episode #8.8 (Dec 26, 1980) Writer ("Caravan Song")  Less
    • 1982 Christmas Special (Dec 25, 1982) Musical Director, Writer ("A Winter's Tale")  Less
  • Primary photo for Only Fools and Horses....Only Fools and Horses.... (TV Series) Writer ("Bright Eyes") ( 1 episode, 1981 )  Less 1981 1
    • Christmas Crackers (Dec 28, 1981) Writer ("Bright Eyes") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Writer ("Bright Eyes") ( 7 episodes, 1979 ) , Writer ("Caravan Song") ( 1 episode, 1980 ) , Writer ("Sunshine Saturday") ( 1 episode, 1976 )  Less 1976–1980 9
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  • Primary photo for The Upchat ConnectionThe Upchat Connection (TV Series) Composer ( 7 episodes, 1978 )  Less 1978 7
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  • Primary photo for The Upchat LineThe Upchat Line (TV Series) Composer ( 7 episodes, 1977 )  Less 1977 7
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  • Primary photo for Simon in the Land of Chalk DrawingsSimon in the Land of Chalk Drawings (TV Series) Composer  Less 1976– 
  • Primary photo for The WomblesThe Wombles (TV Series) Composer ( 60 episodes, 1973–1975 ) , Lyrics ( 60 episodes, 1973–1975 )  Less 1973–1975 60
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  • Primary photo for Seaside SpecialSeaside Special (TV Series) Composer (theme song) ( 8 episodes, 1975 ) , Singer (theme song) ( 8 episodes, 1975 ) , Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975 8
    • Episode #1.9 (Aug 30, 1975) Composer (theme song), Singer (theme song)  Less
    • Episode #1.8 (Aug 23, 1975) Composer (theme song), Singer (theme song)  Less
    • Episode #1.7 (Aug 16, 1975) Himself, Composer (theme song), Singer (theme song)  Less
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Self (15 titles)YEARBUDGETDOMESTIC / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for The David Essex StoryThe David Essex Story Himself  Less 2017 £150K
  • Primary photo for Tin Pan AlleyTin Pan Alley (TV Series) Himself  Less 2016 £150K
  • Primary photo for ME1 TV Talks To... The Heritage FoundationME1 TV Talks To... The Heritage Foundation (Video) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for 50 Greatest Kids Shows50 Greatest Kids Shows (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for The Joy of the SingleThe Joy of the Single (TV Movie) Himself  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for Sunday AMSunday AM (TV Series) Himself - Newspaper Reviewer ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
    • Episode #3.44 (Aug 3, 2008) Himself - Newspaper Reviewer  Less
  • Primary photo for BreakfastBreakfast (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2008 )  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for EstherEsther (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 2000 )  Less 2000
  • Primary photo for ZDF HitparadeZDF Hitparade (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1999 )  Less 1999
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1994–1997 )  Less 1994–1997
  • Primary photo for Noel's Telly YearsNoel's Telly Years (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1996 )  Less 1996
    • 1975 (Feb 26, 1996) Himself  Less
  • Primary photo for Friday Night, Saturday MorningFriday Night, Saturday Morning (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for PlattenküchePlattenküche (TV Series) Himself - Musician ( 1 episode, 1980 )  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Top of the PopsTop of the Pops (TV Series) Himself ( 2 episodes, 1975 )  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Seaside SpecialSeaside Special (TV Series) Himself ( 1 episode, 1975 )  Less 1975
Domestic gross includes USA and Canada.

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