Sam Watts

Composer for Film and Television

Sam Watts

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Sam has composed for all types of media and loves nothing more than working with clients to get to the heart of what their projects need. Whether it’s finding the sound of a television series or setting the mood for a theme park experience, Sam is always ready for a new challenge – and your project could be next!

Sam has been in the industry for over 20 years and has written more than 60 hours of music across 40+ projects for dozens of clients including BBC, HBO, PBS, and NBC Universal for award-winning shows like The Traitors, Planet Earth, and The Sarah Jane Adventures.

Sam’s latest projects

The traitors

The Traitors has returned for a second season. With the UK and US versions having specially commissioned new music from Sam.

Sam’s music for the show can also be heard on The Traitors: Uncloaked on iPlayer and BBC Sounds, as well as on 10 global versions of the show.


A dark haired woman (Claudia Winkleman) turns to look behind her while biting her thumb. Behind her are two cloaked figures and a foreboding castle.
A film poster showing a man sitting in front of a camp fire at night. The words "Feel the chill of isolation" are at the top. The word "Untethered" is at the bottom along with a list of credits.


Untethered, a short film directed by Jacob Dudman and Lidia Huerta, has been completed. The film was made in conjunction with Causeway, a charity that works with victims of modern slavery.


This is the second collaboration between Sam and Jacob.


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The Traitors Theme now available as piano sheet music

You can now buy the piano arrangement of The Traitors Main Theme. The lovely folks at Sheet Music Direct have released it. Click on the image to grab your copy.

An image showing a section of sheet music, with The Traitors album cover superimposed.
Chaos Theory album cover. A painting of an orange cat and a black cat playing chess.

Chaos Theory

Sam’s new album was released on Friday, January 19th.

Chaos Theory is a return to Sam’s minimalist roots. With this album, he explores how the same action can crate a different result by using a one musical idea as the catalyst for each track.

You can stream Chaos Theory on your favourite service.

The Traitors wins multiple awards

Sam and The Traitors team are honored to accept a National Television Award for Reality Competition. The win adds to the show’s track record of success; the production team was previously honored with the BAFTA for Reality and Constructed Factual television, the RTS Award for Entertainment, a National Television Award for Reality Television, the Edinburgh TV Award for Best Entertainment Series, and host Claudia Winkleman was presented with BAFTA and RTS awards for her performance. 

Meanwhile, the US version won an Emmy for Outstanding Casting for a Reality Program.

The Traitors Soundtrack album cover. A dark haired woman (Claudia Winkleman) looks out at us. Behind her are two hooded figures and a foreboding castle.

Sam's Representation

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