Her credits include the scores for The Passion of the Christ, Jekyll, Flood, Judge John Deed, Wilde, The Warriors, Tom & Viv, Freeze Frame, Before You Go, Othello, Adventures of Arseme Lupin, He Knew He Was Right, Michael Palin's New Europe, Sherlock Holmes and The Baker Street Irregulars, My Uncle Silas, Tom's Midnight Garden, Johnny & The Bomb, Haunted, Stig of the Dump, The Private Life of Samuel Pepys, Beaten, Middletown, The Andrew Marr Show, Manhunters, Feather Boy, Serious and Organised, and The Project.
Her album of music to accompany the fairy stories of Oscar Wilde was nominated for a Grammy Award and was then made into a trilogy of animated films – Wilde Stories - for Channel 4.
She has been nominated for two Ivor Novello Awards, and has won a TRIC Award and two RTS Awards. In 2007 she was awarded the Gold Badge of Merit by the British Academy of Composers & Songwriters.
In Classic FM’s Top 100 All-Time Favourite Movie Scores, Debbie’s score for Wilde was voted in at number 20 by the station’s listeners. A suite of her music from the film was included in the 2007 Great British Film Music Prom concert at the Royal Albert Hall.
As well as her composing work, Debbie also appears in concert halls across the country conducting her film scores. She is a regular guest at the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual “Filmharmonic” concert at the Royal Albert Hall, and this year she conducted the RPO in a sell-out concert of her film and TV scores at London's Cadogan Hall.
In 2004, Debbie was honoured in the Queen's New Year's Honours list with an M.B.E. for services to the music and film industry.