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Callum Coates - Rosalind Cressy - Sarah Finch - Duncan Law - Dorothy Lawrence - Tamsin Lewis - Kali Peacock - Sonia Ritter

Tamsin Lewis

Tamsin studied violin at the Florence Conservatoire before reading Classics and Italian at Oxford. She has written, arranged, directed and played music for a number of theatre productions - most recently: Love's Victory (Penshurst Place); The Masque of Augurs (Banqueting House); Love's Welcome (Bolsover Castle); Tempe Restored (Banqueting House); Play of the Weather (Hampton Court Palace); Entertaining Morocco; The Real Hans Sachs (Linbury Studio, The Royal Opera House); The Crystal Den (New End Theatre); Hero and Leander, The Jew of Malta and The Roaring Girl (Rose Theatre Site).

Music for Film, Television & Radio includes Draw on Sweet Night (Capriol Films); BBC Restoration and The Truth about Carols (BBC2), Six Queens of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I (Channel 5); Vic Reeves' Rogues (Discovery Channel); Howard Goodall's How Music Works (Channel 4); In Tune & The Early Music Show (Radio 3); Frost Fair and King Lear and Boxing Day (Radio 4).

Tamsin performs regularly on violin, lute, viols and harp and directs the early music consort Passamezzo. She has published a number of books on 16th and 17th century music with Rondo Publishing. Tamsin is an associate lecturer in Renaissance music and art at the Courtauld Institute, and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society and of the Society of Antiquaries.

As a member of the Lions part, Tamsin provides music and costume for many of their productions, including City Wives Confederacy; The Arraygnment of Paris; Yours Ever, Jane, Lilies on the Land; Death of an Actress; Dr Faustus (Rose Theatre Site); Second Shepherd's Pageant; Spring's Glory, The Old Wives Tale and Old Summer's Last Will and Testament (Shakespeare's Globe). She performs in the Festivals as a violin-playing bear.