Spun Gold Reel

Here is a short selection of music and clips covering different documentary projects I've worked on. All this music has been written to support other people's stories and visions, so don't worry if you don't hear exactly what you're looking for. The best way to find out how I can help you with your story is for us to start talking about a project and see where it goes.

Documentary and Factual Reel 2018


DOUGLAS BLACK HEATON is a composer and music editor writing music for TV, film, advertising and games.

His latest work includes BBC studio's NADIYA'S BRITISH FOOD ADVENTURE with Nadiya Hussein, MONTY DON'S JAPANESE GARDENS and the Kate Humble fronted CHINESE NEW YEAR: THE BIGGEST CELEBRATION ON EARTH for BBC2, and the feature length historical documentary HIROSHIMA - THE REAL HISTORY for BBC/NHK/Arte/C5.

Other notable TV composition work includes Channel 4's  SCANDIMANIA, from River Cottage’s Hugh-Fearnley Whittingstall, BBC2's WORLD'S GREATEST FOOD MARKETS, DAMBUSTERS' GREAT ESCAPE (narrated by by Dominic West) and TREASURES OF THE JADE EMPIRE (narrated by Paul McGann), both for Channel 4's Secret History strand.

Douglas has scored more than 150 episodes of PIGGY TALES, ANGRY BIRDS BLUES and ANGRY BIRDS TOONS, all hugely successful internationally distributed animation series, as well as provided music for the phenomenally popular ANGRY BIRDS SEASONS game.

Douglas is part of the Accorder Music family of composers. He is also a tutor at Thinkspace Education, an online film scoring school run by Guy Michelmore.


Phone: +358 50 437 0547
Email: doug@douglasblackheaton.com
Skype: douglasblackheaton