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"William Goodchild's music for this emotional scene (from Return of the Giant Killers - Africa's Lion Kings, BBC Natural World) will have you on the edge of your seat."

BBC Radio 3

"William brilliantly orchestrated and conducted the musical score for my BBC television series Wild China, for which he won a much-deserved Emmy, alongside composer Barnaby Taylor. I so enjoyed working with William and Barnaby that I invited them to collaborate on my subsequent series The Great Rift, which they did with equal success. I am full of admiration for William's talent, his professionalism and his unending patience with musically retarded production people like myself - he's a total joy to work with."

Phil Chapman

Series Producer, BBC

"Thank you so much! The film is sounding stunning. We are all very proud!"

Anna Gol

Production Manager, Jungle Gremlins of Java, BBC

"Will is a talented composer, conductor and musical director, as well as being a warm. empathetic person who is great company. Our collaboration was inspiring and enjoyable, and the music he composed for my film complemented the images and enhanced the story. I hope we'll get another opportunity to work together very soon."

Tania Dorrity 

Producer, Nordic Wild Programme 3, At The Edge, National Geographic International

"...woven together with music by William Goodchild that was perfectly attuned to the piece."

The Spectator, 18th September 2014

"Your stuff is all so GOOD!"

Steve Gooder

Director, Jungle Gremlins of Java, BBC

"Will is a polished, creative composer, with a strong sense of what's required for programme making. He is a very rare combination: a creative who manages deadlines and delivers to schedule."

Alison Bradburn

Head of Production, Parthenon Entertainment, Bristol.

"Will produced a superb score for my BBC film. He was a great pleasure to work with and I'd highly recommend him."

Verity White

Producer/ Director, Chimps of the Lost Gorge, BBC

"Will has worked with me as the composer for four major series and several one-offs of Natural History films for National Geographic, and every time it's been a pleasure. Not only does he produce an endless stream of beautiful original music, he also has a deep understanding of the needs of film, appreciating the process and demands of editing, and working to enhance the finished product. He works wonderfully in a team, being both receptive to ideas and patient with the mechanics and changes of editorial heart. He never complains, everything arrives perfectly, on time and in place. I very much hope I shall be able to work with him again and can't recommend him too highly."

Amanda Theunissen

Series Consultant, Parthenon Entertainment, Executive Producer.

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