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Allan Scott

Writer / Producer / Executive Producer

Allan Scott is a writer and producer.  He has written or produced films, ranging from ‘Don’t Look Now’ (Julie Christie, Donald Sutherland), ‘The Preacher’s Wife’ (Denzel Washington, Whitney Houston), ‘The Witches’ (Rowan Atkinson, Mai Zetterling, Anjelica Huston), ‘Shallow Grave’ (Ewan McGregor, Chris Ecclestone), ‘Regeneration’ (Jonathan Pryce, Johnny Lee Miller), ‘In Love and War’ (Sandra Bullock), ‘The Fourth Angel’ (Jeremy Irons, Forrest Whittaker) and ‘Kon Tiki’ which received an Oscar nomination in 2013.

 

He co-wrote and produced ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – The Musical’ which has grossed several hundred million dollars from productions around the world as well as garnering many awards.  It is now in its tenth year of production with new versions opening in Paris, Germany, Korea, New Zealand and elsewhere.

 

IN PRODUCTION / PRE-PRODUCTION

 

Allan is producing the world premiere stage version of ‘Sophie’s Choice’, based on William Styron’s award winning novel.  This will be mounted initially at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival Theatre, Ontario, prior to its move to Broadway in Spring, 2018.

 

The world premiere of ‘Act Three’, a two-hander comedy written by David Ambrose, had its initial run at The Laguna Beach Theatre in California, starring Rita Rudner and Charlie Shaughnessy.  Further US productions are planned.  A French and a UK production are also being prepared.

Credits

IN DEVELOPMENT
Production (role):
TWEENY!
Project details:
Production of a musical written by Herbert Kretzmer (Les Miserables) and David Lee, based on the play “The Admirable Crichton” by J.M. Barrie, now in workshops.
Production (role):
SHIRLEY
Project details:
A musical biography of the life of Dame Shirley Bassey, soon to be workshopped.
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2003
Production (role):
DARK SIDE (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Rafford Films / Norstar Ent
Date: 2002
Production (role):
FANCY DANCING (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Rafford Films / Norstar Ent
Date: 2001
Production (role):
THE FOURTH ANGEL (Writer / Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Norstar Filmed Entertainment / Rafford Films
Project details:
Starring Jeremy Irons and Jason Priestly
Date: 1999
Production (role):
GRIZZLY FALLS (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Norstar
Project details:
Starring Richard Harris and Brian Brown
Date: 1999
Production (role):
THE MATCH (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Rafford Films / Propaganda Films
Project details:
Starring Richard E. Grant, Max Beesley and Laura Fraser
Date: 1997
Production (role):
REGENERATION aka BEHIND THE LINES (Writer / Producer)
Company:
BBC / Rafford Films
Project details:
Dir. Gillies Mackinnon
Date: 1996
Production (role):
THE PREACHERS WIFE (Writer)
Company:
Touchstone / Parkway Productions / Samuel Goldwyn / Walt Disney
Date: 1996
Production (role):
IN LOVE AND WAR (writer)
Company:
New Line
Date: 1996
Production (role):
TRUE BLUE (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Rafford Films / Film4
Project details:
Starring Dominic West
Date: 1995
Production (role):
TWO DEATHS (Writer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Dakota Films / BBC
Date: 1994
Production (role):
SHALLOW GRAVE (Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Figment Films / Film4
Project details:
Dir. Danny Boyle

Starring Ewan McGregor and Chistopher Eccleston
Date: 1991
Production (role):
COLD HEAVEN (Writer / Producer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Hemdale / Rafford Films
Project details:
Starring Theresa Russell and Mark Harmon
Date: 1990
Production (role):
THE WITCHES (Writer)
Company:
Warner Brothers
Date: 1988
Production (role):
APPRENTICE TO MURDER (Writer)
Company:
New World Pictures
Date: 1986
Production (role):
CASTAWAY (Writer)
Company:
Cannon
Date: 1985
Production (role):
MARTIN'S DAY (Writer)
Company:
MGM / UA
Date: 1985
Production (role):
D.A.R.Y.L. (Writer)
Company:
Paramount
Date: 1980
Production (role):
THE AWAKENING (Writer)
Company:
Orion / Warner Brothers
Date: 1977
Production (role):
JOSEPH ANDREWS (Writer)
Company:
Paramount
Date: 1974
Production (role):
DON'T LOOK NOW (Writer)
Company:
Paramount
Project details:
Dir. Nic Roeg

Nominated Best Film at BAFTA's 1974

Date: 1974
Production (role):
THE GIRL FROM PETROVKA (Writer)
Company:
Universal
Date: 1970
Production (role):
THE MAN WHO HAD POWER OVER WOMEN ((Writer)
Company:
Kettledrum Flms
TELEVISION
Date: 1996
Production (role):
SAMSON AND DELILAH (Writer)
Company:
Luxe Productions
Project details:
Single Film
Date: 1995
Production (role):
'A DIME A DANCE' FALLEN ANGELS (Writer)
Company:
Showtime
Date: 1998
Production (role):
BERYL MARKHAM: A SHADOW oN THE SUN (Writer)
Company:
New World
THEATRE
Production (role):
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL
Project details:
Co-writer and co-producer, having played in Australia, London, Italy, Brazil, USA, Sweden and other countries is now in its tenth year and still touring in theatres around the world. www.priscillathemusical.com.
Production (role):
ACT 3...
Project details:
By David Ambrose and Claudia Nellens had its first production in California in 2016 and is shortly to be staged in the UK.
SKILLS / QUALIFICATIONS
Honorary doctorates from Aberdeen University and Edinburgh Napier University where he is a visiting professor.

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): TWEENY!
    Project details: Production of a musical written by Herbert Kretzmer (Les Miserables) and David Lee, based on the play “The Admirable Crichton” by J.M. Barrie, now in workshops.
  • Production (role): SHIRLEY
    Project details: A musical biography of the life of Dame Shirley Bassey, soon to be workshopped.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): DARK SIDE (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Rafford Films / Norstar Ent
    Project details:
  • Date: 2002
    Production (role): FANCY DANCING (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Rafford Films / Norstar Ent
    Project details:
  • Date: 2001
    Production (role): THE FOURTH ANGEL (Writer / Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Norstar Filmed Entertainment / Rafford Films
    Project details: Starring Jeremy Irons and Jason Priestly
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): GRIZZLY FALLS (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Norstar
    Project details: Starring Richard Harris and Brian Brown
  • Date: 1999
    Production (role): THE MATCH (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Rafford Films / Propaganda Films
    Project details: Starring Richard E. Grant, Max Beesley and Laura Fraser
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): REGENERATION aka BEHIND THE LINES (Writer / Producer)
    Company: BBC / Rafford Films
    Project details: Dir. Gillies Mackinnon
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): THE PREACHERS WIFE (Writer)
    Company: Touchstone / Parkway Productions / Samuel Goldwyn / Walt Disney
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): IN LOVE AND WAR (writer)
    Company: New Line
    Project details:
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): TRUE BLUE (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Rafford Films / Film4
    Project details: Starring Dominic West
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): TWO DEATHS (Writer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Dakota Films / BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 1994
    Production (role): SHALLOW GRAVE (Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Figment Films / Film4
    Project details: Dir. Danny Boyle

    Starring Ewan McGregor and Chistopher Eccleston
  • Date: 1991
    Production (role): COLD HEAVEN (Writer / Producer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Hemdale / Rafford Films
    Project details: Starring Theresa Russell and Mark Harmon
  • Date: 1990
    Production (role): THE WITCHES (Writer)
    Company: Warner Brothers
    Project details:
  • Date: 1988
    Production (role): APPRENTICE TO MURDER (Writer)
    Company: New World Pictures
    Project details:
  • Date: 1986
    Production (role): CASTAWAY (Writer)
    Company: Cannon
    Project details:
  • Date: 1985
    Production (role): MARTIN'S DAY (Writer)
    Company: MGM / UA
    Project details:
  • Date: 1985
    Production (role): D.A.R.Y.L. (Writer)
    Company: Paramount
    Project details:
  • Date: 1980
    Production (role): THE AWAKENING (Writer)
    Company: Orion / Warner Brothers
    Project details:
  • Date: 1977
    Production (role): JOSEPH ANDREWS (Writer)
    Company: Paramount
    Project details:
  • Date: 1974
    Production (role): DON'T LOOK NOW (Writer)
    Company: Paramount
    Project details: Dir. Nic Roeg

    Nominated Best Film at BAFTA's 1974

  • Date: 1974
    Production (role): THE GIRL FROM PETROVKA (Writer)
    Company: Universal
    Project details:
  • Date: 1970
    Production (role): THE MAN WHO HAD POWER OVER WOMEN ((Writer)
    Company: Kettledrum Flms
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 1996
    Production (role): SAMSON AND DELILAH (Writer)
    Company: Luxe Productions
    Project details: Single Film
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): 'A DIME A DANCE' FALLEN ANGELS (Writer)
    Company: Showtime
    Project details:
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): BERYL MARKHAM: A SHADOW oN THE SUN (Writer)
    Company: New World
    Project details:
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, THE MUSICAL
    Project details: Co-writer and co-producer, having played in Australia, London, Italy, Brazil, USA, Sweden and other countries is now in its tenth year and still touring in theatres around the world. www.priscillathemusical.com.
  • Production (role): ACT 3...
    Project details: By David Ambrose and Claudia Nellens had its first production in California in 2016 and is shortly to be staged in the UK.
  • Honorary doctorates from Aberdeen University and Edinburgh Napier University where he is a visiting professor.