With your help we can nurture the future composers, lyricists and librettists who will become the future of the musical theatre sector in the UK.


Our professional development programmes provides these artists with the tools they need to create successful and viable new work. Furthermore, they will are able to flourish in careers within the musical theatre industry nationwide and internationally. Your contribution will ensure that we can provide the highest quality training and enable the artists to showcase their work to new audiences.


BOOK Music & Lyrics' work is made possible through the generosity of people who love musical theatre. Every gift makes a difference, no matter the size. We thank you for your support!



  • £10 provides lyric sheets for analysis in the Composer/ Lyricist workshop

  • £25 provides scripts for analysis in the Librettist group

  • £50 enables BML to hire rehearsal space for a professionally led Composer/ Lyricist or Librettist workshop

  • £100 provides travel for a 10 singers to perform the work of the composers/ lyricists in a workshop

  • £250 funds the purchase of a digital keyboard for workshops and showcase rehearsals

  • £500 provides a bursary for two BML members, covering a full year of tuition

  • £1,000 can help BML produce 4 new podcasts to promote our work and discuss developments to the musical theatre sector

  • £2,500 funds the tuition for 10 weeks of workshop sessions

  • £5,000 supports the full production of a professional showcase for the BML members, introducing their work to new audiences and industry leaders

  • £10,000 enables BML to build the Directors workshop and provide a term of training to emerging musical theatre directors

If you are able to help please donate online using the paypal button or download the form and send it to:

BOOK Music & Lyrics

55 St John Street



Supported by Mercury Musical Developments

Supported by the PRS for Music Foundation

Supported by the Noel Coward Foundation

supported by the Binks Trust


© 2018 BOOK Music & Lyrics


Registered Charity Number ​1149333

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