Jessica Dannheisser

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Jessica Dannheisser is a British composer known for her work in film, VR games, television, theatre and contemporary music.

Jessica most recently composed the music for a 90 minute adaptation of the much-loved Sue Townsend novel The Queen and I, starring David Walliams, Samantha Bond and Johnny Vegas. It premieres this Christmas Eve on Sky One at 6pm. Other recent scores include Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley, the critically acclaimed feature-length BBC One drama documentary which marked 100 years of female suffrage. Jessica has a particular interest in VR, recently composing music for Hold The World – a groundbreaking virtual reality experience commissioned by Sky VR featuring Sir David Attenborough in London’s Natural History Museum. Television scores include comedy drama Eric Ernie & Me (BBC Four), historical drama-documentary Six Wives (BBC One), and Urban Myths: Adolf Hitler, The Artist (Sky Arts). Feature scores include the Emmy award-winning WWII From Space (History Channel), Miracle Landing on the Hudson (National Geographic Channel) and Knuckle. Jessica also composed the music for the comedy series Siblings (BBC Three).

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The Queen And I

Jessica has scored a 90-minute adaptation of Sue Townsend's much-loved novel The Queen And I, starring David Walliams, Samantha Bond and Johnny Vegas. It was produced by King Bert Productions and will premiere on Sky One on Christmas Eve, 6pm.

Informer, BBC One

Jessica had the pleasure of orchestrating Ilan Eshkeri's refreshingly unusual score for Informer currently showing on BBC One & BBC iPlayer

Suffragettes With Lucy Worsley

Jessica recently composed the score for a feature-length BBC One drama documentary about the Suffragettes, presented by Lucy Worsley. It charts the progression of the movement from its peaceful beginnings through to its radically violent end. It will air on BBC One on...