Alastair has been a composer and performer for over 30 years, and has written scores for numerous theatre shows, including Betty in London’s West End, directed by Kathy Burke. He also wrote the music for Cora with Dana Gillespie, which played at the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith and toured the USA. He regularly performs in care homes and hospitals, covering a wide range of songs from 1940 to the present day.
His TV credits include the title music for French and Saunders (BBC1); the sitcoms, Mad About Alice (BBC 1) and Rhona (BBC 2); plus Vanessa’s Real Lives (ITV 1), and How Clean Is Your House? (Channel 4), amongst many others. He’s written and played live with comedienne Jackie Clune, and in the radio comedy shows The Day The Music Died (BBC Radio 2) and Happy Families (BBC R4).
The Lady is a Tramp…. a Blackbird and a HoundDog
From Fats Domino to Lionel Ritchie
Piano Man 2
Piano Man 1
More Christmas tunes from Al Collingwood
Al Collingwood sings Christmas songs
Singing piano player! (Bill Withers to Madness)
A selection of Christmas favourites round the piano!
Let There Be Love
Piano player sings! (Nat King Cole to The Carpenters)
It Must Be Love
You Make Me Feel So Young