Series 4 and 5 Soundtracks Finally Released! -
At last - the wait is over! On Being Human's 10th anniversary the Series 4 and 5 soundtracks have finally been released. They are available on all good streaming platforms. After so many years, and with a big thank you to Alex Benge at Banijay, I'm delighted that my Being Human journey is now complete!
Visions of Future Past -
The Scoring House has released Richard's new album project Visions of Future Past. Full of powerful and compelling visualisations, VFP was created using Richard's Haken Continuum and a bespoke plugin chain of harmonisers, frequency shifters and deep reverbs.
Jake West Soundtracks Released -
Blade Smile and Evil Aliens soundtracks have been released by Vintage Keys Soundtracks. Both are available on Spotify or to buy as mp3s. 
Haken Continuum -
My Haken Continuum has finally arrived! The most expressive synthesiser ever made, the Contiuum takes sound design and sound control to new levels. Capable of achingly beautiful lead lines or all out chaos, Richard is featuring it on his two of his current projects and will surely use it on all future ones as well.
The Dark Mind and Vivid Minimalism Released -
Richard has two albums written with Robert Foster released this month by The Scoring House: The Dark Mind and Vivid Minimalism.
Both were conceived in a minimal Nordic style, one darker than the other.
NYTimes Critic's pick for AFI -
Await Further Instructions has received some terrific 5 star and 4.5 star reviews, and critics pick in the which writes " Toxic patriarchy and all-access paranoia flourish in Await Further Instructions, Johnny Kevorkian's genuinely upsetting, supremely British horror-sci-fi hybrid."
Bafta Nomination for Warhammer 2 -
Congratulations to Creative Assembly and all who worked on Warhammer 2 for a well deserved Bafta nom for Best British Game. 


Best Game Soundtrack 2017 -
TWW 2 nominated for a Hollywood Music In the Media Best Game Soundtrack award 2017. 


Total War Warhammer 2 -
Creative Assembly's Warhammer 2 is out today. Richard worked as one of the composer team on Sega's fantasy blockbuster, which features several hours of original orchestral music. 


Await Further Instructions -
Richard is busy composing the score for Shudder Films' feature "Await Further Instructions", directed by the excellent  Johnny Kevorkian.


Being Human rerun on BBC 3 -
Being Human Series 1 returns to BBC3 tonight at 9pm. Catch all the original licensed music, much of which had to be replaced on the Series 1 DVD, due to lack of funds and of course all the original score which didn't! Plus the wonderful original and now famous cast - Aidan Turner, Russell Tovey and Lenora Critchlow.
Total War Battles: Kingdom -
Richard is one of the composer team on Creative Assembly's newly announced Medieval blockbuster Total War Battles: Kingdom. He has written an undisclosed number of tracks for the game, which is due for release by SEGA in 2015. 
Treehouse DVD -
Treehouse DVD is out today. Number 1 in the iTunes horror chart, Treehouse has received extremely positive press.
“An astounding thriller” 28DLA

“A modern day 80s horror classic” Dread Central

“Masterpiece in suspense” Quiet Earth

“Truly an intense and original masterpiece” The Dead Timez

Treehouse No.1 -
Treehouse goes straight to Number 1 on iTunes.
In it's first week of release Treehouse has gone straight to Number 1 in the UK iTunes horror chart, holding off Open Grave, Occulus and Brad Pitt's World War Z. 
Treehouse -
Richard has just finished scoring horror feature “Treehouse.” Set in the heartland of rural America, Treehouse tells the harrowing story of Killian, a teenager who unwittingly becomes involved in the sudden and mysterious disappearance of a brother and sister from his hometown. Cult British movie maker Michael Bartlett directs.
Being Human Series 3 Soundtrack -

Being Human Series 3 soundtrack is at long last released today and available through iTunes for £7.99. 25 tracks and 48 minutes of the best music from Series 3. All tracks composed by RW.

Switch -

Switch hits ITV2 today. Following four young girls as they try to make their way in London. One difference...these girls happen to be witches! Music composed by Richard.

RTS Music Awards -

Richard chaired a lively annual RTS music awards jury on Tuesday. The one thing everyone agreed on was the extremely high standard of entries in the Best Original Score category.


The jury doing all the hard work were: Christian Henson, Richard Jacques, James Shearman, Polly Gunning, Ross Sellwood,Robin Morrison, Nainita Desai and Nick Taylor.

MASAwards -

Richard has been nominated for best TV soundtrack 2011 at the Music and Sound Awards, for Being Human Series 3, to be held at Koko in Camden Town on 23rd February.

TV Choice Awards 2011 -

Being Human has been voted Best Drama Series at the 2011 TV Choice Awards.

If like me you didn't know, the TVC Awards are voted by the Great Britsh public. What excellent taste they have.

Narrowly missing out were Glee, Misfits and Shameless.

Being Human Soundtrack -

The Being Human Series 1 and 2 soundtrack is out today on Silva Screen Records. 

The full track listing is:

Being Human Series 3 -

Being Human Series 3 starts this Sunday 23rd Jauary 9.00pm on BBC3. The long wait is nearly over. Richard's series 3 score features new themes, sounds and instruments including the haunting Cristal Baschet played by French virtuoso Thomas Bloch. 

BAFTA nomination -

Richard is thrilled to have been nominated for a BAFTA for Best Original Television Music for Being Human. 

Being Human wins... -

Being Human scoops Best New Programme award at the 2010 Broadcast awards.

The judges remarked that the series was 'one of the boldest, most original and exciting new drama series for some time.' Being Human was also nominated for Best International and Best Multichannel Programme.

This award follows Toby Whithouse's win at the Writer's Guild awards, where Being Human won Best TV Drama Series.

Mutant Chronicles Soundtrack -

Mutant Chronicles has been voted the 2nd best soundtrack release of 2009, from scores collated from all Film and TV soundtrack releases. A score of 87% was reached by collecting and averaging the scores of all professional internet critics.

See the full results here:

What the reviewers said:

 "A score simply isn't this good by accident." - Keeping Score by Tom Hoover

Doghouse DVD -

Doghouse goes straight in at no. 4 in the UK national DVD chart.

Jake West's outrageous ZomCom DVD/ Bluray release includes the following special features:


Deleted scenes

Doghouse audio commentary

Making of

Pre-production gallery

Stills gallery

4 TV spots

Mutant Chronicles DVD/ Bluray Released -

Here is the full list of extras on the DVD’s of Mutant.
Standard def DVD

Commentary with Simon Hunter (Director) and Ron Perlman (Actor)

Mutant Chronicles LA Premiere -

Richard flew over to L.A. for the premiere of Mutant Chronicles. Most of the cast were there including Hellboy himself, the great Ron Pearlman.