George Hinchliffe is the founder member and director of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain continuing to write and arrange for the Orchestra. His original works include music for the Orchestra’s silent film show "Ukulelescope” commissioned by the BFI and the ukulele opera “Dreamspiel” written with renowned playwright Michelle Carter and performed at the Arcola Festival.
He was born and grew up in Sheffield and studied in Leeds. In 1960 he started playing the ukulele. Over the years George has produced music for films, advertisements and video including The South Bank Show, Granada TV, The BBC, The British Council and The Frankfurt Book Fair. George worked in the studio with Michael Nyman, Hans Zimmer and Brian Eno and has been a New Musical Express crossword clue.
Now living in Kent he has recorded several solo CDs.