I’m a writer for television and film. I’m represented by Jago Irwin at Independent Talent.
“VERA” – I’m currently writing the third episode of the fifth series of ITV’s hugely popular crime drama, starring Brenda Blethyn. Filming in August 2014.
“HOLBY CITY” – I wrote the episode “Crush”, which was broadcast on BBC1 on 27th May 2014.
“ONE LAST DANCE” – Short film, which has just been funded by Kickstarter to the tune of £15k. Developed with director Luke Losey. Cast includes Jonathan Pryce and Shane Attwooll. More information here: www.onelastdance.co.uk
“HUSH” – Original crime series in six parts (series one: “Snow Angel”). Optioned by Noho Film & Television. Pilot and series outline commissioned by the BBC.
“THE STEAM DETECTIVE” - Crime drama. Currently working on an adaptation of Andrew Martin’s series of novels about a detective policing York’s railways in the 1900s. In development with Drama Republic and the BBC.
“THE JOHN DOE NETWORK” - Original returning crime drama. In development with Bentley Productions.
“WYATT” – Returning crime series. Optioned by Clerkenwell Films (Misfits, Rebus). In development.
“BLUEBIRD” – $20 million sci-fi feature, optioned by Polaris Pictures, US. In development. Screenplay available to read via my agent.
“THE PAINTING” is a 6-minute drama, starring Simon Paisley Day and Lesley Vickerage. I wrote, directed and edited it. It’s finished its festival run and is now available to view in full in HD on its own website: www.thepainting.co.uk
Short film “THE BOY IN THE OAK” screened in competition at Cannes 2013, It had its world premiere at the Bel Air Film Festival at UCLA in October 2012. It’s directed by Luke Losey and features narration by Jude Law and music by Damon Albarn. A trailer is available to view on the video page.
“CHAMPION OF THE WORLD”, an Olympics-themed 30-min drama, was broadcast on Film 4 during London 2012. It won BEST BRITISH FILM at the 2013 Deaffest: The UK’s International Deaf Film & Arts Festival.
2013 BBC Holby City New Writers Scheme graduate.
2012 Red Planet Screenwriting Prize finalist – for “Snow Angel”.
2000 BBC Scriptwriting Award
1978 100m Swimming Certificate