war-and-peaceMartin Phipps is composing the music for the upcoming mini-series War and Peace. The epic drama is directed by Tom Harper (Peaky BlindersThe Woman in Black: Angel of Death) and stars Paul Dano, Lily James, James Norton, Jim Broadbent, Gillian Anderson, Brian Cox, Ken Stott, Stephen Rea, Greta Scacchi, Jack Lowden, Tom Burke and Aisling Loftus. Andrew Davies (House of CardsBridget Jones’s Diaries) has written the scripts for the 6-parter based on Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel. Davies is also executive producing the project with Faith Penhale & Bethan Jones (Sherlock) for BBC Cymru Wales, Harvey Weinstein & Robert Walak for the Weinstein Company and Simon Vaughan (Ripper StreetParade’s End) for Lookout Point. War and Peace is set to premiere in early 2016 on BBC in the UK and on Lifetime, A&E and History in the U.S.

Phipps’ whose previous scoring credits include the features Woman in GoldBrighton RockHarry Brown, as well as such series as The Honorable WomanPeaky Blinders and Wallander also has the drama A Brilliant Young Mind starring Asa Butterfield & Sally Hawkins coming up. The drama premiered at last year’s Toronto Film Festival under the title X+Y and will be released in U.S. theaters on September 11. The composer also scored the drama The Keeping Room starring Brit Marling and Hailee Steinfeld, which also premiered at 2014’s Toronto Film Festival and will be released stateside on September 25 by Drafthouse Films.

  1. Anne P Sheridan says:

    Where can I buy the sound track for this fantastic series War and Peace? Prefer it on vinly?

    • Nikita says:

      Interested in buying the War and Peace score by Martin Phipps as well. Hands down the best score in TV I’ve ever heard.

  2. Stephen says:

    I am also interested in buying the soundtrack, do you know where and when it will be released?

  3. Keaton says:

    Just like everybody else, I have looked for this soundtrack everywhere and cannot find it. Any pointers?

  4. Thijs says:

    Can’t find the soundtracks. realy want to buy this!

    • Justin Boggan says:

      There has been no release. Most of the projects he has done have not recieved a release.

      • Thijs says:

        Soundtrack is out for digital download, just as a lot more of his productions. sad that the most beautiful track ‘helene’ is not on the OST ?