Dai Watts is a composer, producer, Musical Director and multi-instrumentalist based in London. In the UK he has composed music for the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, featuring on shows such as BBC News, The One Show, Hollyoaks and Caught on Camera. His Production Music for labels such as EMI, Cavendish and Felt has appeared on TV, film and advertising worldwide, including the 2021 film Boxing Day and The Beijing Winter Olympics. Most recently he composed and performed the music for the BAFTA nominated film ‘The Ponds- Still Waters Run Deep’, which documents a year spent with the swimmers at London’s unique outdoor swimming ponds on Hampstead Heath. The film was originally shown on BBC4 and is currently available on Netflix.
Dai’s instrumental releases as a solo artist, including ‘The Ballad of Berwick Street Market’ and ‘Liminalondon’ have also been featured on BBC Radio 3’s iconic new music show Late Junction.
As a Musical Director and pianist, Dai has appeared on stages from Glastonbury to Edinburgh Castle to the West End, working with artists including Michael Ball, Ruthie Henshall, Russel Watson and Il Divo. He has also been been working with Pete Townshend and Rachel Fuller on their new musical ‘The Seeker’, conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Angel Studios for the recording of the Original Soundtrack album. The CD is scheduled for release in 2022 and features Elton John, Emile Sandé, Christopher Plummer and Pete Townshend.