3 December 2022 The Irish Film & Television Network
     
Irish Composer Niall Byrne Scores ‘The Widower’
11 Mar 2014 : Aisling Newton
Niall Byrne
Irish film and TV composer Niall Byrne has completed work on the score for ‘The Widower’, a three-part drama series produced by ITV Studios, NZ Films and Ireland’s Octagon Films.

The dark and powerful drama tells the true story of Malcolm Webster who was convicted of murdering his first wife and attempting to murder his second wife.

Starring Reece Shearsmith (Psychoville), Archie Panjabi (The Fall), John Hannah (Spartacus) Sheridan Smith (Mrs Biggs), Scott Ainslie (EastEnders), Kate Arneil (Jack Ryan) and Alan Convy (Doctors), each episode will focus on Webster’s relationship with each of his victim’s and is set in Scotland and New Zealand.

Byrne’s score for the BBC film, ‘Loving Miss Hatto’, won Best Original Score at the 2013 Irish Film and Television Awards. The Irish composer previously studied Piano and Composition at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and has since gone onto compose music for feature films and television dramas both in Ireland and abroad. His credits include ‘Parked’ starring Colm Meaney, ‘Single-Handed’, ‘Gold’, ‘Small Engine Repair’, ‘Cairo Time’ and the classic Irish silent film ‘Guests of the Nation’, which premiered in September 2011 by the RTE Concert Orchestra.

‘The Widower’ is penned by Jeff Pope and James Barton. The drama is directed by Paul Whittington and produced by Kwadjo Dajan.

For more information on Byrne’s compositions click here

A preview for ‘The Widower’, which is set to premiere Monday, March 17th at 9pm on ITV1, can be viewed below:





FEATURES & INTERVIEWS
“Pigeon racers are old school, so they're all on Facebook. I can't even use the thing anymore, it's just literally all pigeons”; Gavin Fitzgerald discusses his fascinating and bizarre documentary, Million Dollar Pigeons
“We could really be a Poster Girl for Change”; Dr. Susan Liddy on her appointment as president of Women in Film and Television International
Free Industry Newsletter
Subscribe to IFTN's industry newsletter - it's free and e-mailed directly to your inbox every week.
Click here to sign up.






 
 the Website  Directory List  Festivals  Who's Who  Locations  Filmography  News  Crew  Actors
 

Contact Us | Advertise | Copyright | Terms & Conditions | Security & Privacy | RSS Feed | Twitter

 

 

 
onwin yeni giris canli bahis rulet siteleri