Mick Cooke was trumpet player and bassist with Belle & Sebastian for fifteen years before leaving in 2013 to concentrate on composing full-time.

Belle & Sebastian have sold over one million records in the US alone, and toured the world several times over, including sold out shows at London’s Albert Hall and Los Angeles’ Hollywood Bowl.

In addition to winning a BRIT Award for Best British Newcomers in 1999, the band has been nominated for an Ivor Novello award, and the Mercury Music Prize.

Mick has been composing for the screen since 2007. His credits include Bitz & Bob (CBeebies), Boj (CBeebies), Zack & Quack (Nick Jr.) and Elmo Gets A Puppy (Sesame Workshop).

“ With B&S mainstay Mick Cooke’s superb orchestrations conducted by Rick Wentworth, God Help The Girl has real class”

“ Packed with one great song after another… Cannibal Women of Mars’ soundtrack is the real star of the show ”

Jason Donovan

He’s so cleverly delivered some great songs that I think are going to relate to viewers of all ages.

Jason Donovan
Actor and Singer, Boj

Gili Dolev

His musical talent, scoring and songwriting ability, professionalism and general high spirit, left a lasting mark on the show.

Gili Dolev
Co-creator and Supervising Director, Zack & Quack

Claire Underwood

Great results, personable, expert, on time, high integrity and creative - Mick ticks all the boxes!

Claire Underwood
Co-creator and Director, Boj

Interested in working with Mick?