Elliot Davis

British

Elliot is active as a script writer and composer.
 
Current Projects:
 
Musical Director for 'Burt Bacharach Live At The Festival Hall' (June 2015).
 
Co-producer of 'Follies In Concert' at the Royal Albert Hall  (April 2015), 'How To Succeed In Bussiness Without Really Trying – in Concert At The Festival Hall' (May 2015), 'Of Thee I Sing' in concert at the Festival Hall (July 2015).
 
Theatre Includes:
Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’Be, Theatre Royal Stratford East, (book adaptation and new orchestrations),
Loserville (book, lyrics and music with James Bourne), West Yorkshire Playhouse, Garrick, West End. Loserville was Olivier Nominated for Best Musical in 2013,
Out There (book, lyrics and music),  also written with James Bourne (Riverside Studios, London),
Soho Cinders (book) written with Stiles and Drewe, (Soho Theatre, Queen Theatre, West End),
Once Upon A Time At The Adelphi, (Liverpool Playhouse, Union Theatre London),
The Secret Life Of Nora (Best Original Book and Audience Choice Award for Best Musical in The BOH Cameronian Arts Awards),
Best Friends and Butterflies (TicketMaster Composer Award and Award For Best Musical For Young People).
 
He has a close collaboration with Gary Hynes and Druid theatre for whom he has written music for The Silver Tassie (Galway Ireland Tour and Broadway), The Colleen Bawn (Galway & Ireland Tour).
 
Radio:
In another career strand Elliot is a prolific music documentary maker for the BBC. He has interviewed, written and produced documentaries about some of the world’s biggest music artists including, Neil Diamond, Freddie Mercury’s 60th Commemoration, Barry Manilow, Liza Minnelli, the Bee Gees, Paul Anka, Jerry Herman, James Last and Lionel Bart.
 
Recently he wrote of 21 original short stories for the BBC in Sugar Plum Storytime which won the New York Festival International Radio Award.
 
His newly commissioned profile of Joan Littlewood aired on the BBC in November 2014 presented by Catherine Tate.
 
Film:
Elliot recently completed his first feature film screen play commissioned by the BBC which starts filming in September 2015.
 
Awards:
 
Olivier Award Nomination: Best New Musical – Loserville
TicketMaster Composer Awards - Best Friends and Butterflies
Best Musical For Young People (Vivian Ellis Award)  - Best Friends and Butterflies
New York Festival Award  -     Sugar Plum Story Time (21 Original Short Stories for the BBC)
TMA Award For Best Musical Once Upon A Time At The Adelphi
Best Original Book and Audience Choice Award for Best Musical in The BOH 
Cameronian Arts Awards The Secret Life Of Nora 
 
 

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