Elly Brewer

Elly is a leading children's writer whose credits include the BAFTA winning The Dumping Ground (Lead Writer series 1 and 2) and Tracy Beaker Returns (Lead Writer series 1, 2 and 3).  In 2013 Elly won the WGGB Best Children’s Tv Script Award for her Dumping Ground script, What Would Gus Want?  The Dumping Ground also won Best Drama at the BAFTA Children's Awards 2013, and Best Children's Fiction award at the RTS Awards 2013.

London (Greater London)

Georgina Ruffhead
georginaruffhead@davidhigham.co.uk

Complete cv on DHA website: http://www.davidhigham.co.uk/filmclients/elly-brewer

Most recent commissions:

2018

Development projects for Dreamworks and Lime - one animation, one original comedy drama devised with best-selling author Rowan Coleman.  Also developing a book musical with composer Alexander S Bermange.

2016/17

- Nexus Studios/BFI: Animated family feature film.

- Wildest Dreams - Bitachon 360/CBBC: Original drama idea. Series Bible and Pilot script commissioned.

- Free Rein - Lime Pictures: Development work on live action show for Netflix - series one and two.

2015

Millie Inbetween - The Foundation/CBBC - 1 ep

Thunderbirds - CITV - 2 eps

Dunkmunch: Original adult animation. Pilot season: 6 x 90" + Donut Trump 'special'

2014 - Rocket's Island - Lime Pictures/CBBC - 2 eps

2013 -2014 Grounded! - CBBC
Original animation idea.  Development work, bible and two scripts commissioned, devised and co-written with Ben Ward.                              

The Dumping Ground series 2
Lead writer across series. 4 scripts commissioned, including a 60 minute Christmas episode, Jody in Wonderland. 

2012 The Dumping Ground Series 1
Lead writer across series. 3 scripts commissioned. On air from Jan '13

Winner: Best Drama, Bafta Children's Awards 2013  (episode - What Would Gus Want?)
Winner: WGGB Best Children's TV script award 2013 (episode - What Would Gus Want?)
Winner: ‘Children’s Fiction’ RTS Programme Awards 2013 (episode - What Would Gus Want?)

2011 Tracy Beaker Returns 3 - CBBC
Lead Writer across the series
3 scripts commissioned - on air from Jan '12

Nominated: Broadcast Awards, Best Children’s Programme 2012
Nominated: RTS North East, Best Drama Production 2012
Nominated: BAFTA Children’s Awards, Jody Jackson Best Writer 2012
Nominated: BAFTA Children’s Awards, Jody Jackson Best Drama 2012
Nominated: BAFTA Kids’ Vote 2012


2010 Sardines - BBC Scotland
Sitcom pilot commissioned from an original idea devised with Ben Ward and Richard Edwards.  Co-written with Ben Ward

Tracy Beaker Returns Series 2 - BBC
Lead Writer across the series with Ben Ward
5 x scripts, 4 co-written with Ben Ward

Nominated: BAFTA Kids’ Vote 2011
Winner: RTS Awards, Best Children’s Drama 2011
Winner: RTS North East, Best Drama Production 2011

Shortlisted: Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards 2012
Hugo Television Awards, Certificate of Merit Children’s Series 
2012 

2009 Tracy Beaker Returns Series 1 - BBC
Lead Writer across the series with Ben Ward
6 x scripts co-written with Ben Ward

Shortlisted: WGGB Awards, Best Children’s Television Drama/Comedy 2010
Winner: BAFTA Children’s Awards, Best Drama 2010
Shortlisted: RTS Awards, Best Children’s Drama 2010

Hugo Television Awards, Certificate of Merit Children’s Program 2011


Better The Devil - CBBC
Original live action idea developed with Ben Ward
Bible, pilot sript and storylines commissioned, co-written with Ben Ward.

Shaun the Sheep  - Aardman Animations/BBC - 2 eps

Spirit Warriors - BBC
New live action series - 1 ep

Tracy Beaker Returns - BBC
Development work for re-formatted live action series

Bunnyville – MoonScoop/France 2

New teen/adult animation series - 6 eps

Complete cv on David Higham website - link at top of Writing Credits.

Animation,Children's writing,Film,Television,Theatre