Malcolm is an actor, writer, director and composer who is well known to Radio 4 audiences for his long-running role (22 years) as Graham Ryder in The Archers. As a composer, Malcolm’s work includes scores for: Travels with My Aunt (Chocolate Factory); The Madness of George III (Apollo); When We Are Married (Garrick, Olivier Award nomination for Best Revival); The History Boys (West Yorkshire Playhouse); While the Sun Shines (Theatre Royal Bath); Hay Fever (Minneapolis); Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Leicester Haymarket); The Tempest and The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Pitlochry Festival Theatre); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Wolsey, Ipswich); plus national tours of Single Spies, The Lady in the Van, Blue/Orange and Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime. He has also written the book, music and lyrics for: The Good Companions (Bristol Old Vic); The Wild Party and Hard Times (Tobacco Factory).
For BBC Radio, Malcolm has composed scores for more than fifty dramas including The Pickwick Papers, Barnaby Rudge, The Old Curiosity Shop, Time and the Conways, Tom and Viv, Still Life, Some Tame Gazelle, The Carlingford Chronicles, The Cry of the Bittern, In Singapore, The Schoolmistress, The Rivals and The Country Wife starring Sir Michael Hordern. Also for the BBC, Malcolm has written sixteen scripts for Radios 3 and 4, including adaptations of The Comedy of Errors, Grand Hotel, Oh What A Lovely War, Five Children and It, The Story of the Amulet, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, The Wild Party and Coward’s Tonight at 8.30. He has been a script writer and music arranger on the Radio 2 series Friday Night Is Music Night and Carols and Brass.
Theatre credits as writer/director include: The Shakespeare Revue (RSC, West End, Off-Broadway); An Actor’s Life For Me and Crackers & Spice (Bristol Old Vic); Masterpieces (Birmingham Rep); Love etc (Bucharest); The Masque of Summer (Florence); Laughed Out of Court (Royal Courts of Justice); Rags to Riches (Hampton Court Palace); Shakespeare in Season (Kew Gardens); The Land of Lost Content (King's Concert Hall); A Viennese Christmas Gala (British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra); Wicked Women (UK Tour); The Kit-Kat Club (Bloomsbury Ballroom); The Cocktail Hour (Tate Britain) starring Penelope Keith; and - for HRH The Prince of Wales - A Marvellous Party starring Patricia Routledge and Patrick Stewart (Highgrove and St James’s Palace).