When We Left Earth


The All Together


Great Barrier Reef


Last Day of the Dinosaurs


How the Universe Works


Trafalgar Battle Surgeon



Emmy nominated composer Richard Blair-Oliphant has scored more than 50 film and television projects to date.

His film credits include The All Together starring Martin Freeman, Rocketmen for Sony Pictures, the found footage flick The Dinosaur Project, and Blindsight for Oscar nominated director Lucy Walker.

In television he’s carved a niche composing for historical and period dramas. These include the Emmy nominated Moonshot, the BAFTA nominated The Relief of Belsen, 1066, A Harlot’s Progress starring Toby Jones, and City of Vice starring Ian McDiarmid and Iain Glenn.

Richard has also composed for many high profile documentaries and docudramas. For Discovery/Animal Planet, these include When We Left Earth – Emmy nominated for music, How the Universe Works, the 3D special Last Day of the Dinosaurs, I Shouldn’t Be Alive, and the Emmy nominated Dragons: a Fantasy Made Real. Among his numerous BBC credits are the natural history series Great Barrier Reef, performed by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and music for flagship strands such as Horizon and Natural World.  [Read More]


  • Coming Home (When We Left Earth) -
  • Night Crossing (1066) -
  • Underwater City (Great Barrier Reef) -
  • Wrasse and Grouper (Great Barrier Reef) -
  • Mr. Gaspardi (The All Together) -
  • Ram Dies (Trafalgar Battle Surgeon) -
  • The Valley (Last Day of the Dinosaurs) -
  • Heroes (When We Left Earth) -
  • Polyps (Great Barrier Reef) -
  • Marine Park (Great Barrier Reef) -
  • Space Flight (Moonshot) -
  • Epilogue (How the Universe Works) -
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