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Bob Locke and Tim Norfolk, AKA The Insects, started their film and TV composing career in the 90's and in those early days mostly on docs and Nat.hist. - they won an EMMY in 1994 for Life At The Edge, a National Geographic Special. Since then they have scored two features for director Richard Kwietniowski; - Love and Death on Long Island (BBC Films) starring John Hurt and Jason Priestley and Owning Mahowny (Alliance Atlantis) starring Phillip Seymour Hoffman, John Hurt and Minnie Driver. The music for the latter was nominated for a Prix Genie Award in Canada. Major TV credits include all six series of Wire In The Blood for Coastal Productions. Just last year they worked with Robert Del Naja of Massive Attack on the feature 44 Inch Chest (Prescience), starring Ray Winstone, Tom Wilkinson and Ian Mcshane, contributing band numbers and songs to Angelo Badalamenti's score.Other feature credits include US indie film XX/XY (Robbins Ent./Intrinsic/Natural Nylon) starring Mark Ruffalo; Creep (Dan Films), the British horror film; and The Secret Adventures of Tom Thumb (Bolex Brothers). They contributed tracks to Aardman Film's Angry Kid and to the cult US TV comedy Malcolm in the Middle.They've had a long association with Robson Green's Coastal Productions and in addition to the Wire In The Blood series, also scored Place of Execution, starring Juliet Stephenson. Other TV credits include Granada's Eleventh Hour, starring Patrick Stewart; Rocket Man for Touchpaper/BBC, starring Robson Green; and Lawless for All3Media, starring Trevor Eve.As The Startled Insects they were a hugely successful band signed to Island Records and were known for their spectacular multi - media events, which combined instrumental music with multiple film projections. Their third album, Lifepulse, was used by Alan Yentob as the score to a 90 minute BBC Arena Special which told the story of evolution on earth using nothing but wildlife footage and music.Bob and Tim worked alongside Massive Attack co-writing Karma Coma and Eurochild for the Protection album and that led to other collaborations including I Want You for Madonna and Hunter Gets Captured by the Game for the Batman Forever soundtrack album.They produced Alison Moyet's chart topping album Hometime and co-wrote Goldfrapp's hit single Human. In 2007 they collaborated with former Spiritualised member Sean Cook on The Flies for Universal Records and tracks from the album are still being synced to films, TV, adverts and the Internet.In 2013 they completed the score for the 3 part series Death Comes To Pemberley (Origin Pictures/BBC).Directed By Daniel Percival. Produced by David Thompson,Eliza Mellor & Ed Rubin.More recently they wrote music for Atlantic Heart (feature) Written & Directed by Robbie McCallum. The score for The Living and the Dead (BBC One. Six part Drama) was completed in 2016. The latest soundtrack was for Becoming Cary Grant (Yuzu Productions) directed by Mark Kidel.