Rob Manning is a London-based composer who has scored a wide range of productions from documentary feature films, natural history, drama, edgy comedies, and commercials. During a decade in the industry he has composed music for various broadcasters including BFI, BBC, HBO, Disney, Discovery, National Geographic, SKY, Channel 4, ITV and FIVE.

Credits include Chuck Norris Vs Communism a documentary feature film which premiered at Sundance 2015; Louis Theroux: Miami Mega Jail for the BBC; American Blackout, a feature-length drama for National Geographic; Deadly Islands, a five-part wildlife series for Discovery; Wild Lives, a natural history film for Disney; The Last Chance School, a BAFTA-award-winning observational film; and the BAFTA-award-winning comedy series Fonejacker.
He worked with acclaimed director Penny Woolcock on her feature-length film On The Streets, which told the stories of a group of homeless people in London and won a Liberty Human Rights award.

Rob Manning was born and raised in London, where he lives and works. He trained at Brunel University and has a distinction in professional music and has studied music technology and modern ensemble composition. He began his career in television 15 years ago working as a professional sound recordist until switching to full-time composing in 2007.

He recently recorded with the BSO for Deadly Islands (aka Mystery of the Lost Islands), a five-part wildlife series for Discovery. Soundtrack available on iTunes.