Steve Hession - was Musical Director for the Key Theatre from 1996, working on the Key pantos, as well as musicals such as West Side Story, Fame, Sweet Charity, Summer Holiday, Our Day Out, South Pacific and Into the Woods and Rent and The Full Monty. He also wrote scores for the Key Theatre’s Shakespeare rock adaptations, including Little Richard the Third, Material Girl of Venice, Merry Wives of Motown, and the re-working of Much Ado Ron Ron and Dream Nights. He has written original scores for John Godber’s Bouncers, Roald Dahl’s Witches, and well as music for Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard and the Tom & Mollie series of children’s shows. He works closely with the Key Youth Theatre trying to develop young singing talent. As well as piano and keyboards, Steve plays classical organ and trumpet and has, over many years, worked extensively in the theatre as musician, arranger/orchestrator and Musical Director, including five years as personal MD to Edmund Hockridge.