Patrick Doyle: Bridget Jones' Diary

Best known for his work alongside Kenneth Branagh, Patrick Doyle began his career playing the tuba and piano and studying at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Bridget Jones' Diary

Released: 2001
Director: Sharon Maguire
Cast: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant

The Film: Bridget Jones is struggling with life as an unmarried thirty something. So on New Year's Eve she vows to better herself, find a better job, diet,  find a man and record all her antics in her diary.

The Composer:
Patrick Doyle joined Kenneth Branagh's Renaissance Theatre Company as an actor, composer and musical director back in 1987 and wrote music for many of their renaissance productions. However it wasn't until he was asked to write the score for Branagh's film of Henry V that he began a career in film scoring.