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Anna Pool

Composer, Sound Designer & Musical Director

Anna Pool is a British composer, performer and theatre director, creating work which connects people to where they live. Her music has been heard on BBC Radio 3’s In Tune, Barbican’s Sound Unbound festival, Iggy Pop’s Radio 6 Confidential show, and Scotland’s legendary folk fest, Celtic Connections. Projects for 2024 include Mother Trucker, a song cycle inspired by the stories of female-identifying truckers (Spitalfields Festival), a new adaptation of The Reluctant King for family audiences (Opera North) and performances at Secret Garden Party and Folk East. She is also the associate director for the cult classic musical, Little Shop of Horrors (New Wolsey/ UK tour) and musical adaptation of New York Times’ bestselling novel, The Book Thief (Octagon Theatre Bolton/DEM Productions).