Frost and Hough

Frost and Hough Portrait


FROST & HOUGH have been writing together since 2010. In 2015, they were commissioned to create a new adaptation of Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL for a festive run at The Castle Theatre, Wellingborough, and they are developing a new musical, THE SORCERER’S APPRENTICE, an original fantasy story of magic and mayhem with James Seabright Productions. Their new musical of BILLY THE KID has just premiered at the Curve, Leciester as part of the NYMT 2017 season.

Their first project was NIGHTMARE ON SUNSET BOULEVARD, and was quickly followed by a full-length original musical called POSSESSION (about a gothic murder in the backwaters of suburbia) and a one-woman show called SIN (about the wife of a US politician at the end of her tether). In addition they are developing a new musical version of AROUND THE WORLD IN EIGHTY DAYS and an original project entitled NEON

BEN FROST has written scores for original musicals and several short films, and his orchestrations and arrangements are regularly performed in the concert hall and in theatres. Ben was mentored by Andrew Lloyd Webber, and worked closely on the original production of LOVE NEVER DIESTHE WIZARD OF OZ, and the JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Arena Tour. He has also contributed arrangements to London and tour productions of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERACATSTELL ME ON A SUNDAYSTARLIGHT EXPRESS and THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

RICHARD HOUGH has written for the stage, television and radio and has seen his work in print. His TV credits include comedy for the BBC (REVOLVER and THE SACK RACE) and factual entertainment for FIVE (DUMBER & DUMBER). He has written extensively for BBC Radio, contributing to LOOSE ENDSTHE NEWS QUIZ and THE NOW SHOWHe developed a sitcom called MAD ABOUT THE BOY and co-created a sketch-show (THE CHILLER CABINET). His plays include NIGHTSCHOOLTHREESOME and MURDER ON ICE