In 2015, he scored Andrew Steggall’s debut feature film Departure (“Jools Scott’s tastefully sparse score” - Variety Magazine). The same year, he acted and played in the band for the National Theatre / Bristol Old Vic critically acclaimed production of Jane Eyre.
In 2014, Jools and his long-term librettist Sue Curtis, completed The Cool Web : A Robert Graves Oratorio, which premiered in Bath Abbey with Philharmonia Voices and Endymion. The Cool Web opened the Wimbledon International Music Festival in 2017, and closed the official UK and Belgian 1914-1918 centenary programme at St. Paul’s Cathedral in 2018.
Fine Times Recorder on The Cool Web “his choral writing is simply sublime, constantly making use of different textures and truly giving the choir something to sing about.”
Andrew Carwood (director of music at St. Paul’s Cathedral) on The Cool Web - “A fine piece of music, unfailingly sensitive text setting…moments of great dramatic intensity.”