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December / January 2015

 

New Writing
Work on a new musical has started with George Stiles and Anthony Drewe  penning songs with the book by Elliot Davis to be directed by Jerry Mitchell.

 

Conducting
Elliot will be conducting a one off concert of Lionel Bart music at The Royal Festival Hall. Starring Sam Spiro, Frances Rufelle and Jessie Wallace.

http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whatson/reviewing-the-situation-the-l-87789

 

Concert Series
In January 2015 Elliot will be launching a series of musical theatre concerts all to be taking place in 2015. 

 

Follies At the Albert Hall for April 2015

 

How To Succeed for May 2015

 

Of Thee I Sing for July 2015

 

More to follow...

 
 
October / November 2014

 

CATHERINE TATE TO PRESENT ELLIOT"S DOCUMENTARY ABOUT JOAN LITTLEWOOD ON BBC RADIO 2 - 10th NOVEMBER AT 10pm

 

http://www.thestage.co.uk/news/2014/10/catherine-tate-present-radio-2-doc-joan-littlewood/

 

NEW MUSICAL STARTED WITH JERRY MITCHELL,

GEORGE STILES AND ANTHONY DREWE

 

http://instagram.com/p/qehfF_w2m8/

 

TWO NEW TV COMMISSIONS

 

Elliot is working with on two new television commissions with Clarkenwell Films and Tiger Aspect.

 

BAFTA FUNDED SCREENPLAY

 

Elliot's BAFTA funded screenplay is being written during October and November ready for the December delivery.

 

CONSIDER YOURSELF - PRE-PRODUCTION

 

With six demo tracks recorded for the film, financing almost complete and major actors signed up, 'Consider Yourself', the life story of Lionel Bart, Elliot's first major screenplay is about to start preproduction reading for filming January 2015.

August 2014

BAFTA WRITING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Elliot has been awarded a JJ Screenwriting Bursary in association with BAFTA which will fund his next screenplay to be written during October and November 2014.

 

His screenplay 'Consider Yourself' is in pre-production and Elliot is heavily involved in preparing the movie for shooting in early 2015.

 
October / November 2013
  • Out there to be performed in London in concert at St James' Theatre on October 11th starring Dave Willetts and Danielle Hope.
  • Soho Cinders in lierformance at Arts Educational College 31st October - 5th November.
  • Elliot will be developing two new film projects for 2014.
  • Elliot will also trek the Escambray Mountains in aid Of Teenage Cancer Trust during November.
July / August 2013
  • Elliot completed a new workshop of the Lionel Bart / Joan Littlewood classic musical
  • 'Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'be. Directed by Terry Johnson, starring Catherine Tate and Gary Kemp. Click here to see pictures.
  • Elliot will be completing a reworked script for Out There, a new film commission and completing his album Collaborations in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust.
April / May 2013
  • Loserville Receives An Olivier Nomination For Best New Musical 2013.
  • Elliot is completing the final draft of a Film Commission for BBC Films.
  • In June Elliot will be working on a reading of Fing's Ain't Wot They Used T'be at the Old Vic and Out There will also be further developed at Mountview Theatre School alongside a Professional Company.
Jan / Feb 2013
  • Elliot is writing a commissioned screenplay for a feature film during January and February as well as a theatre script for a 2013 production.

Elliot Supporting The Teenage Cancer Trust

Every year for the past few years Elliot has staged a concert to raise funds to Teenage Cancer Trust. The Teenage Cancer trust is dedicated to building specialist medical units to meet the specific needs of teenagers battling cancer.

Elliot is producing and album and concert in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust. To support the album click here.

The concert at St James' Theatre will be on the 22nd September 2013 at St James Theatre.

Tickets will be available from the St James' Theatre box office on 0844 264 2140 or via www.stjamestheatre.co.uk

  • In 2008 Elliot trekked to Costa Rica.
  • 2010 Elliot staged a variety concert At Wilton's Music Hall and then trekked to the Himalayas.
  • In 2011 Elliot staged a concert at The Queens Theatre of his new musical co-written with George Stiles and Anthony Drewe called Soho Cinders.
  • Elliot and Anthony Drewe completed their trek for Teenage Cancer Trust to Machu Picchu. Click here for photo gallery
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Click here to see the images of the TCT Concerts and the treks.

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