The Barry Gray Archive is dedicated to the life and work of the late composer, conductor and musical arranger, Barry Gray (1908 – 1984).
Barry Gray had a long and varied musical career that spans his whole life; however it is his scoring for the television series and films of British Producer Gerry Anderson that he will always be known:-
Television Series: The Adventures of Twizzle, Torchy the Battery Boy, Four Feather Falls, Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and The Mysterons, Joe 90, The Secret Service, UFO and Space: 1999 Year One.
Films: Crossroads to Crime, Thunderbirds are GO!, Thunderbird 6 and Doppelganger (aka: Journey to the Far side of the Sun).
Ralph Titterton, and his long time partner Catherine Ford, have been associated with the music of Barry Gray since the early 1990’s when they took on the mammoth task of restoring the Gray music archive. Out of that work a whole series of soundtrack CD’s have been produced worldwide for both the fan and commercial markets. A interview with Ralph regarding the Barry Gray archive can be found
In 2008 they were joined by composer, and Doctor of Music, Francois Evans to produce the BARRY GRAY CENTENARY CONCERT at London’s Royal Festival Hall with The Philharmonia Orchestra, and compere Brian Blessed, to great acclaim. GRAY LADY PRODUCTIONS LTD was formed by Ralph, Catherine and Francois to handle the business side of the event. Ralph produced the Concert, Francois acted as Music Director and conductor, and Catherine oversaw Finance and all elements of related Research.
Barry Gray scores, for Brass Band and Wind Concert ensembles, can be purchased through the websites and Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90, along with the International Rescue March and Legacy – A Tribute to Gerry Anderson, have been arranged by Alfie Pugh, working directly from Gray’s original manuscript. Just Music also provide Gray scores by other arrangers, not taken directly from the originals.