Charles Hart was born in London and educated in Maidenhead and Cambridge. He has written words for musicals (The Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, The Kissing-Dance, The Dreaming), opera (The Vampyr, BBC TV) and miscellaneous songs, as well as both words and music for television (Watching, Split Ends, Granada TV) and radio (Love Songs, BBC Radio). His Two Studies for String Quartet were performed by the Sacconi Quartet in 2005 at London’s Purcell Room. Charles Hart’s photographs have appeared on posters and in playbills, as well as publications ranging from Attitude to The Daily Telegraph, and in 2003 he was one of three photographers to feature in an exhibition organised by UNICEF to celebrate the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. He lives and works in London.