BAFTA-nominated, Belfast-born composer Sheridan Tongue is best-known for working on award-winning series and documentaries from the BBC, ITV and The Discovery Channel that have reached a global audience.
He is a producer, songwriter, composer, performer and has released albums under his artist moniker IN-IS.
Having started his career working in London recording studios with icons such as Robert Plant and Blur, Sheridan was presented with a gold record for his work on the album ‘Prodigal Sista’ by Beverly Knight. He segued into film and television composition and worked on SPOOKS for the BBC, which secured him a BAFTA nomination for Best Original Music. He is currently working on his next IN-IS album due for release in 2018.Full Biography
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