Welcome to the website of the writer, producer and theatre, film and television historian, Paul Burton.
Paul credits have included writing the books Elstree Studios: A Celebration of Film and Television and Two of a Kind: The Morecambe and Wise Story. He also stages professional concerts in aid of charity with his production company, Paul Burton Productions. Since 2015, Paul has produced 31 professional productions and a total of 38 performances at venues in Cromer, Derby, Eastbourne, Hornchurch, Sheringham, Leicester, London and Yeovil. In doing so, he has raised over £14,895 for charity, with Acting for Others, The Actors' Church, LOROS, Marie Curie UK, RNLI Cromer and the Royal Variety Charity all benefiting in the process.
For details of how to contact Paul, please click here.
Paul is currently planning a series of new productions for 2022. The will take place at venues in Blackpool, Brighton, Cromer, Eastbourne, Felixstowe, Great Yarmouth, Harpenden, Leicester, London, Skegness, Swanage and Windsor. Each performance will raise funds for a charity.
Between September and November 2021, Paul staged Tonight at the Musicals at Cromer Church in Cromer, North Norfolk, in aid of RNLI Cromer. He also produced two Sunday at the Musicals concerts and performed readings of both the play Pygmalion and the novella of A Christmas Carol at The Actors' Church in Covent Garden, London, in aid of Acting for Others.
Two of a Kind - The Morecambe and Wise Story:
Paul's biography about Morecambe and Wise, which is entitled Two of a Kind: The Morecambe and Wise Story, is now on sale. For more information about the book, including how to purchase copies, please click here.
Carry On at the Cinema:
Paul's book about the much-loved Carry On films is now on sale. For more information about the book, including how to purchase copies, please click here.
Elstree Studios: A Celebration of Film and Television:
Copies of Paul's official book about the history of Elstree Studios, which he wrote for the management of the Elstree Studios and Michael O'Mara Books, is still on sale. For more information about the book, including how to purchase copies, please click here.