My People

My People


Benjamin Talbott – Shadow of a Quiet Society, My People, Dance Shorts and Of the Earth, from where I came

Having worked on multiple professional theatre projects in his teens, Benjamin went on to study music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2009.
He continued to work professionally alongside his studies, working on critically acclaimed projects including Muscle (Herald Angel 2011) and Nadger (BAFTACymru 2012), graduating with first class honours in 2013.
Currently in collaboration with John Hardy, he worked on the award-winning NTW show CORIOLAN:US (2012), as well as creating the music for Hinterland/Y Gwyll (2013 - 2014) alongside Tic Ashfield.
He has enjoyed a long working relationship with the Living Willow Theatre as associate composer as well as holding the position of resident composer for Difficult Stage.
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Tic Ashfield – My People and Shadow of a Quiet Society

Victoria ‘Tic’ Ashfield is composer and sonic artist currently based in South Wales. Originally from the West Midlands, she came to Cardiff in 2009 to study Contemporary Music at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.
Whilst studying at the college, Tic began to take on various professional projects, and has been working with the composer John Hardy since graduating from the college in the summer of 2013 with a First Class Honors Degree. Most recently, she composed the sound score for the Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru production Tir Sir Gar as well as composing the score for Hinterland / Y Gwyll, alongside John Hardy and Benjamin Talbott.
Tic also teaches and performs music in and around Cardiff regularly and often collaborates with Winding Snake Animations on various educational workshop and short film projects.
As of September 2014 she is returning to RWCMD to complete a Masters in Composition, supported by the prestigious Prince of Wales Scholarship.
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