THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE
Executive Producer / General Management
For Paul Elliott Ltd
Producer: Paul Elliott
Financial Director: Dinesh Khanderia
Associate Producer: Nicola Seed
Production Associate: Jonathan Lee
Paul has produced or co-produced a wide variety of shows including: A season at the Phoenix Theatre, London – Rock Hudson and Juliet Prowse in I Do – I Do, Douglas Fairbanks Jr in The Pleasure of his Company, Lee Remick in Bus Stop, Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story which played for 13 years in the West End (Victoria Palace and Strand Theatre), Jolson (OlivierAward Best Musical 1997, Victoria Palace) Kat and the Kings (Olivier Award Best Musical, 1999, Vaudeville) The Goodbye Girl (Albery) Run for You Wife (London/Toronto/Australia) Stones in His Pockets (Olivier and Evening Standard Awards 2001, London, Toronto and the Golden Theatre New York) and The Shawshank Redemption (Wyndham’s). Paul has also produced over 450 pantomimes. Paul’s first play, a comedy There’s No Place Like a Home, has been produced for three UK seasons. His other works include co-writing Hot Flush – 4 UK tours and Rave On, Jolson- the fact and the fiction and The Good ,the Bad and the Funny worldwide. With Producer Duncan C. Weldon they have presented over 200 productions in London and around the world, including: Hedda Gabler starring Glenda Jackson (Australia/USA/Toronto/London), 13 Rue de L’Amour with Glynis Johns/Louis Jordan (Phoenix Theatre), Richard III starring Robert Lindsay (Savoy Theatre), The Importance of Being Earnest with Patricia Routledge (London and Australia), AlanRickman/Lindsay Duncan in Private Lives in London and Broadway - Tony Award Best Revival 2002), Stones in His Pockets (USA) The Hollow Crown (Diana Rigg/Vanessa Redgrave / Derek Jacobi/Ian Richardson/ Donald Sinden,) Australia, New Zealand and Toronto), The Tempest, (Derek Jacobi, Old Vic), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Amanda Holden/Maureen Lipman, Shaftesbury Theatre), Kevin Spacey in The Philadelphia Story (Old Vic), Kristin Scott Thomas and Bob Hoskins in As You Desire Me (Playhouse Theatre), the Chichester Festival Theatre productions of Nicholas Nickleby, (U.K. tour, Gielgud Theatre London and Princess of Wales Theatre, Toronto), Patrick Stewart in Macbeth (Gielgud and Lyceum Theatre New York), Ian McKellan, Roger Rees, Matthew Kelly and Ronald Pickup in Waiting for Godot (Theatre Royal, Haymarket and Australia/New Zealand). Rupert Everett and Diana Rigg in Pygmalion (Garrick Theatre), Private Lives starring Kim Cattrall (Vaudeville Theatre London/Royal Alexandra Theatre Toronto and Music Box Theatre New York). In 2014 they produced the World Tour of The Last Confession in UK / Toronto / Los Angeles / Australia starring David Suchet. Paul was Executive Producer with Karl Sydow for Backbeat (Toronto / Los Angeles) and is currently Executive Producer with Karl for Dirty Dancing in Italy, Australia and France and will co-produce with Karl in China, Belgium and a further tour of the UK in 2016. Paul co-produced Chess with Michael Harrison at the Prince of Wales Theatre Toronto in 2011 and Titanic in 2015, his 53rd production in Toronto. He was made a fellow of the Arts University of Bournemouth in 2012 and received an honorary M.A. in 2015.