Leanne Davis

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Giles Smart
Assistant: Ellie Byrne

Film, TV & Theatre

Leanne Davis is an actor/writer/director from the North East. Selected for the 2020 BBC Writersroom Scheme, she will be working with Heyday Productions to develop her original series idea. She is currently in pre-production with her BFI funded, directorial-debut short film, ‘A Last Resort’ and stage play 'Ripe' has just begun development with Carbon Theatre. Career highlights include; script option with Leopard Pictures for original TV series ‘Yoohoo’; winner of Best Newcomer at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival 2016 with comedy sketch group ‘Dude Looks Like A Lady’; Leicester Square Theatre Sketch Off Competition Finalist 2016; Amused Moose Comedy Competition Semi Finalist 2016; Funny Women Comedy Writing Award Finalist 2015, Creative England in collaboration with Baby Cow & Big Talk - Comedy iShorts Finalist 2014, Sell-out Edinburgh Fringe Show 'Mis-Adventure' 2013, Guardian Pick of the Week June 2013 and BAFTA/Rocliffe New Writing Award Final Shortlist 2012 – where her writing journey first began. Leanne’s scripting strengths reside in finding laughter and light in life’s perpetual darkness. 

Follow Leanne on Twitter @LeanneDavis

Film

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LUCKY (Short Film)

2013

Cavendish Fante Picture Company

As Writer/Performer
*Shortlisted for BAFTA New Writing Award 2012
*Official Selection at Cannes Film Festival 2013

Theatre

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THE LUGGAGE THIEF

2018

Nottingham Playhouse

As Writer/Performer

MISS-ADVENTURE

2013

Le Monde (Edinburgh Fringe)

As Writer/Performer

OLD MAIDS

2012

*Shortlisted for a Funny Women Comedy Writing Award 2012

Online

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ACCOLADE WINES (WEB SERIES)

2014

Accolade Wines (Hardy's) /Architect

As Writer
Original commission
Five part comedy series for the Hardy's wine brand

Other

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LOST IN TRANSLATION

2013

Cartoon Network / Architect

As Script Editor
Short film intended for PR use for the channel