Exeter, United Kingdom
Home page: http://www.grahamsclater.webs.com
Graham studied at the Phoenix Arts Centre in Exeter, where he concentrated on
creative writing for the screen and television. His key interests are teleplays, and
screenplays as well as developing and writing original drama series’ for television.
Those recently completed include the television series “Pebble on the beach” set on
the Mediterranean island of Cyprus and “Yesterday man” a psychological thriller.
Adam Faith, John Altman and actors, directors and producers who have favourably
reviewed his work and several television companies including Central Television,
Channel 4 and the BBC have taken options on other television series’.
He spent many years living and playing Hammond organ in many groups in
Germany and Scandinavia during the sixties. He returned to England in the early
seventies where he worked as a session musician in many of the top London
An accomplished songwriter and musician, Graham has been featured in arts and
musical programmes and performed and recorded with many artists including Jimi
Hendrix, Fats Domino, Ritchie Blackmore, James Taylor, Elton John, Christine
Perfect, Tony Ashton and numerous name musicians. Many of his songs have won
competitions in France, Spain, Gibraltar and Japan as well as being recorded by
artists around the world.
Tabitha Music Limited, the independent music publishing company and record label
formed by Graham in 1976, has a catalogue of more than a thousand songs and
tracks were released in much of Europe, the Caribbean and the Far East including
Japan. The Company’s songs have been featured in numerous films, television
programmes, documentaries and releases on major record labels including EMI,
CBS and Phonogram. Tabitha Records: http://www.tabitharecords.webs.com
Keen on artist management he successfully signed groups to CBS, EMI and other
worldwide labels. He has spent many years combining his production, publishing
work with the management of his artists. Signings to the company include girl band
Eye Spy, songwriters Toni Leo and Andy Littlewood from Doncaster, Harambe from
London, Billy Curtis and Red i from Exeter and Feddy in St Petersburg. The most
recent signings are pop reggae artist MXT, Kotadama from Australia and blues
singer/guitarist Jay Tamkin.
Graham has produced records in varying styles as diverse as punk, folk, country,
heavy rock and MOR in studios as far afield as Trinidad and Jamaica. Many of these
productions were released on the Tabitha Record label in the Benelux and Spain
and major or independent labels around the World. Graham’s production credits
have resulted in hit records by many artists.
Graham’s first novel “Ticket to Ride” set in Hamburg during the 1960’s was
published in 2006 by Flame Books.
Active on developing many projects at any one time, Graham is a prolific writer who
carefully researches his subject before reaching for the PC. Many of his projects
involve music and his background enables him to combine an unusual mix of original
music and script.
Graham Sclater enjoys working in many arenas, using first hand experience of as
many subjects as possible, often spending time researching overseas. He is at home
writing and developing any concept. He has an understanding of budgeting, the
logistics of production, location and direction and has had a number of his projects
optioned in the UK and overseas by television and film production companies.
His first children’s novel “We’re gonna be famous” was published in 2009 followed by
historical novel “Hatred is the key” in 2010 by Tabitha Books. He is also working on
the titles: “Other side of the tracks” & “Lying eyes.”
Graham’s updated version of his first novel “Ticket to Ride” was re-printed in late
2012 and is now available across the world from Amazon.com and was then
followed by his fourth novel “Too big to cry” in spring 2013. Graham’s fifth novel
“Love Shack” set in the East End of London and the Red Light District of
Amsterdam was published on 23 October 2015 and his sixth novel "More than a
woman" in July 2016.
Graham can be heard regularly on terrestrial and web-based radio stations around
the world reviewing his Book of the month and presenting the A-Z of writing and
“Hits & Bits” where he tells the story behind the “hit” record.
Interests: Speedway, gardening, cooking, writing and researching
Published writer: Yes