Scriptwriter. Shed-dweller. Daydreamer.

Glen Laker – writer for television and film.


“VERA” – Episode “MUDDY WATERS” for the fifth series of ITV’s hugely popular crime drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, Kenny Doughty, Cush Jumbo, Mark Bonnar, Alex Reid, Mark Womack and Lee Ross. Directed by Stewart Svaasand. Two hours. On ITV, Spring 2015.


“HOLBY CITY” – Episode “CRUSH” for the BBC’s popular medical drama. One hour. Broadcast on BBC1 on 27th May 2014. See Updates for press reviews.

“ONE LAST DANCE” – Short film, funded by Kickstarter to the tune of £18k.  Director: Luke Losey. Cast: Jonathan Pryce and Shane Attwooll. Shooting Spring 2015. More information here:

“BLUEBIRD” – Sci-fi feature. In development with Polaris Pictures, US. Screenplay available to read via my agent.


“THE PAINTING” – Writer-Director-Editor of original 6-minute drama, starring Simon Paisley Day and Lesley Vickerage. Available to view in HD on its own website:


Short film “THE BOY IN THE OAK” screened in competition at Cannes 2013. World premiere at the Bel Air Film Festival at UCLA in October 2012. Directed by Luke Losey and narrated by Jude Law, with original score by Damon Albarn. A trailer is available to view on the video page.


“CHAMPION OF THE WORLD”, an Olympics-themed 30-min drama directed by Bim Ajadi, broadcast on Film 4 during London 2012. It won BEST BRITISH FILM at the 2013 Deaffest: The UK’s International Deaf Film & Arts Festival and 5 awards (including Best Writer) at the 2014 Gainditzen Film Festival in Spain.

2013 BBC Holby City New Writers Scheme
2012 Red Planet Screenwriting Prize (finalist)
2000 BBC Scriptwriting Award
1978 100m Swimming Certificate

All enquiries: Jago Irwin at Independent Talent.

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