Tom Crosley-Thorne

Musician / Composer / Sound Design for the screen, stage and studio.

Supported by Help Musicians UK and PRS Music Foundation. Associate artist of The Wardrobe Ensemble.

Currently exploring virtual and extended realities at UWE.


Robin Hood
(THEATRE) 2021

The Bristol Old Vic and award-winning theatre company The Wardrobe Ensemble team up to make a family festive hit with music composed and performed by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

Colour and the Machine

A research and development project combining machine learning and music with physical object detection. Playing with large inflatables the audience can work as a group to build a piece of music. Made in collaboration with Sarah Selby, Eirini Lampiri and Mitchell Wilson.

Prevail Festival

Bristol Beacon X UWE showcasing the up-and-coming students work in new media featuring two of Tom’s pieces ‘Culvert‘ and ‘Colour and the Machine‘ developed during a masters in Virtual and Extended Realities at the University of the West of England.

Culvert VR

‘Culvert’ is a 360 degree virtual reality video that follows the natural path of the River Frome as it winds under the city of Bristol. Visuals by Lilly Parr and sound/narration by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

The Great Gatsby
(THEATRE) 2021

A unique two-woman retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s masterpiece, a co-production from The Wardrobe Ensemble (Education, Education, Education) and The Wardrobe Theatre (Drac & Jill) with music and sound design by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

A Woman Walks Into A Bank

Inspired by the Patty Hearst kidnapping, this form-bending short provokes discussion about the nature of belief, created by Tom Brennan staring Lauren Lyle and music by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

STOMA: The Musical
(RADIO) 2020

In collaboration with Calling The Shots Production for New Creatives, supported by Arts Council England and BBC Arts. Scott Hurley’s radio musical recorded, edited and produced by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

My Mamma, A Man

My Mama, A Man is a short documentary about Julie Middleton and her desire to spend a day as a man. When Julie was a child she was desperate to be a boy, when she hit adolescence she felt she lost that boy inside of her. Music by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

South Western
(THEATRE) 2018

A co-production with The Tobacco Factory Theatre Bristol and The Wardrobe Ensemble, worked alongside sound designer Ben Grant with Ennio-Morricone inspired music composed and performed by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

Wind in the Willows
(THEATRE) 2018

A co-production between the Royal and Derngate and The Wardrobe Ensemble for the Corby Cube in Northampton. This was an eighties styled Christmas show music a live band, composed and performed by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

The Unmarried
(THEATRE) 2017

Performed and created by Lauren Gauge this show explores the life of a single woman through the frame of a nineties garage club night. Sound design and DJ by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

Rocky Shock
(THEATRE) 2017

The Wardrobe Theatre adult Christmas mash-up of Rocky Balboa and the Rocky Horror Show. Original musical composed and produced by Tom Crosley-Thorne.

1972: The Future of Sex
(THEATRE) 2016

The Wardrobe Ensembles theatre production exploring the changes in sex culture that occurred during the 1970’s. Music composed and performed by Tom Crosley-Thorne.