Stefan BednarczykStefan read music at Oxford University. After a spell writing for Granada Television, he moved to London where his extensive credits as Musical Director include shows at the National Theatre, the Barbican, the Almeida, Hampstead and Open Air, Regent’s Park and shows all over Britain.

As a solo cabaret performer he has enjoyed seasons at Pizza on the Park, King’s Head and Jermyn St Theatre in London. He has also worked in many other countries including New York, Cannes, Dubai, Adelaide and Vienna. As an accompanist he has MDd shows for many fine artists and as an actor his London roles include a year-long run opposite Gene Wilder in Laughter on the 23rd floor (Queen’s Theatre), Semi-Monde (Lyric), The Games of Love and Chance (National Theatre), The LA Plays (Almeida), Five O’Clock Angel (Hampstead and King’s Head) and The Importance of Being Ernest (Riverside Studios) . His films include Friends Pictured Within, Composed, Sea-Change and Topsy-Turvy.

He is looking forward to returning to the Nottingham Playhouse in February for the third run of Forever Young, which he co-adapted with Giles Croft.