Matthew Sweetapple (Music/Words/Production/Narration)
Matthew wrote, produced and performed all the music and audio for Rockford's Rock Opera. He created the original story and developed it with Elaine and Steve. He also narrates the tale and is the voice of various creatures including, true to character, Slothious Mega Slothious and Feeble Beetle.

Elaine Sweetapple (Illustrator/Designer/Ick)
Elaine designed and illustrated Rockford's Rock Opera, artworking the website, CDs and books. Working with Matthew and Steve Punt she also helped develop the story and still had time to sing backing vocals and to be the voice of Ick. Small and sticky.

'Sweetapple' is the award-winning creative ideas company founded by Matthew and Elaine Sweetapple. In recent years it has created several groundbreaking charitable campaigns. For more information visit: and