MIRANDA COOPER is a British songwriter who has worked in the music industry since 1996 when she gained her first recording contract. In 1997, she met Brian Higgins, the founder of song-writing and production team, Xenomania and started songwriting together, finding commercial success and critical acclaim with their productions for Girls Aloud and Sugababes, Pet Shop Boys, Franz Ferdinand, Kylie & Alesha Dixon.
At one point Cooper’s songs spent more years on the UK chart than any other female songwriter in the UK and she has penned 4 number one hits - Round Round, Hole in the Head for the Sugababes and Sound of the Underground and The Promise for Girls Aloud. She has had 35 top 10 hits.
It was only a matter of time before Miranda’s unique songwriting abilities were called upon to co-write new musicals Billionaire Boy (Nuffield Theatre, Southampton; Winner of Best show for Children and Young People at the UK Theatre Awards 2019); Son of Rambow (in development); Fantastically Great Women Who Changed The World (Opening in November 2021 prior to a UK Tour) and the forthcoming adaptation of Judith Kerr’s When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit for the Old Vic Theatre.