Will and Andy have written “An Odd Job” for Radio 4. They have also developed a 6 part comedy series called “Shit Or Bust” with Baby Cow, a comedy drama called “Cornerstone” with Red Productions and a comedy series called “Road To Rio” with Baby Cow. Most recently, their comedy drama, “Here After”, was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 2014. They are currently developing a new sitcom “Nowhere Fast” and “Manning” with Red Productions.
Simon started his writing career with the screenplay for The Full Monty- returning to it fifteen years later for a stage adaptation that was nominated for an Olivier Award and is currently on tour.
Tristan is a writer and performer from London. He has had work commissioned by the Old Vic and Ideas Tap, and his work has been developed and performed at Soho Theatre, Bush Theatre, National Theatre Studio, Roundhouse and Southwark Playhouse.
Ben is currently writing a black comedy-drama, MY LIFE IN ANALYSIS with Ecosse, has a three-part thriller, THE SCREENS in development at Leopard Films, and has a second thriller, THE PACT at ITV studios.
Harriet created the hit series LIP SERVICE with Kudos, which was broadcast on BBC3. She wrote on and exec produced the second series which aired in 2012. Harriet currently has a feature film, GLEN CLOSE in development and she is part of the writer’s room and is writing two episodes of Simon Beaufoy’s series for FX, TRUST.
Laura’s play THE BUTCH MONOLOGUES premiered at the Southbank Centre in March 2014 as part of the Women of the World Festival.
Jeremy Brock is an English screenwriter and director. His career began in 1985 with the play In Times Like These, starring Greta Scacchi and Tim Woodward, which premiered at the Bristol Old Vic. He also adapted Dickens’ Oliver Twist into a play, directed by Phyllida Lloyd at the Bristol Old Vic in 1990.
Sean recently wrote and directed his first short film POLAR BEAR for Film 4 / Creative England / Inflammable Films, which premiered at the Galway Film Festival 2016. His feature fantasy script ROSE OF DYAPAZON is in development with Film 4.
Jane is a television scriptwriter, playwright, crime author and criminologist. She has written crime dramas for television and appeared in crime documentaries, including for Channel 4, Channel 5, and the Crime & Investigation Channel, and also works as a consultant on crime documentaries and appears on ITV news items commenting on murder cases.
Oliver Chris is an actor for the stage and television. Someone gave him a pen for Christmas and now he has ideas above his station. His first idea has just been optioned by Hartswood.
Suzette’s first feature MOSHE MAKES WAVES – the first and only Hassidic Jewish Surfing movie – was optioned by Frank Mannion of Princess Productions and she was one of the initial writers on the groundbreaking late-night ITV1 soap NIGHT & DAY.
David is a playwright and a screenwriter.
Currently the trio are developing LITTLE START UP with Roughcut TV for Sky One. They’re also developing NOSH with Hartswood Films and have been commissioned to write their first feature film, adapting the novel ‘We Can Be Heroes’ by Catherine Bruton. Commissioned from an original treatment, STEAL AWAY is their most recent feature film in development with Alison Owen of Monumental Pictures.
Clare is a playwright and director.
Matthew is a Olivier-nominated director, playwright and actor. He is an Associate Artist at the Young Vic Theatre. Currently Matthew is directing Martin McDonagh’s new play HANGMEN at the Royal Court.
Sue has written a 90-min episode for the BBC Wales/S4C/BBC 4 crime series HINTERLAND, directed by Ed Thomas. Produced by Gethin Scourfield & Ed Talfan. Her two x 90-min TV crime drama scripts, JUSTICE/TRUTH, have been optioned by Phillippa Giles, at Bandit Television.
Megan is a screenwriter and children’s book author based in Stockholm. She is currently developing a Sci-Fi series for television with Atmo Media of Sweden.
Robert’s film KICKING OFF is released on April 21st 2016. It recently won Best British Independent Feature at Raindance. It is distributed by Signature.
Tom is currently developing a new BBC television series with Julie Gardner and Jane Tranter’s production company Bad Wolf. The series is based on the novel KISS OF THE WOLF by acclaimed American author Jim Shepard.
Brian has several projects in development, including a feature biopic provisionally titled ‘I(Who Have Nothing)’ with Rainy Day Films. He is currently writing episodes for Inspector George Gently: Series 7 and Tatau, a new BBC-3 drama. Both episodes will air in 2015.
Neil Flynn is an Irish writer-director. His first screenplay BLUE YONDER was chosen as part of the Final Selection of six from among 1400 submitted to the BBC Writer’s Room Film/TV script call in 2014. His radio play HONEY will be produced by the Sunday Playhouse on RTÉ Radio One and he was recently under commission to Druid Theatre.
Josh is a regular writer for EASTENDERS. Amongst his current original projects, Josh is co-writing a black comedy feature for Feel Films and a comedy drama for TV with Observer Magazine columnist Eva Wiseman.
The eighth series of Brief Lives for BBC Radio 4 has been commissioned after the seventh series’ successful broadcast in August 2014.
Yasmin Hai is an author, broadcaster and television producer.
She is currently writing / developing a two-part television drama with Mammoth Screen for BBC Drama.
Simon is currently developing Chekhov’s Platonov for Lucid and recently developed a project for the National Theatre of Wales.
Dan and Chris are currently writing the first of a 6 part series for Leftbank Productions based on Kathy Lette’s book ‘How to Murder Your Husband’ as well as writing sketches for Ash Atalla’s sketch show ‘Shut Up You Muppet’.
Dominic is one of the most regarded comedians of his generation, since starting stand-up since 1991. The Sunday Times described him as ‘The UK’s master of observational comedy’
Acknowledged to be one of the greatest adapters for television, Arthur is best remembered for his adaptations of HARD TIMES; TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY; BLEAK HOUSE; A TALE OF TWO CITIES and A PERFECT SPY.
John has been writing episodes of GRANTCHESTER for ITV1, and wrote episode six of Harlan Coben’s THE FIVE for Sky 1. He has written for various BBC shows including the last three series of BEING HUMAN (BBC3), and the online spin-off BECOMING HUMAN.
Neil is an actor and screenwriter and has worked with numerous high-profile directors. His screenwriting debut, THE PASSAGE, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2007 and STAR CROSSED followed in 2009.
Simon Kelton is a writer (story by and shared screenplay) and co-producer on EDDIE THE EAGLE starring Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman, directed by Dexter Fletcher and produced by Matthew Vaughn.
Julian’s feature SEAMONSTERS was nominated for Best British Feature at the 2011 Raindance awards and screened at the Austin Film Festival.
Kasia’s debut feature film Flying Blind premiered at the 2012 Edinburgh International Film Festival where was nominated for the prestigious Michael Powell Award. The film received three Awards (Grand Prix, Best Director, Critics Award) at the Polish Festival of First Films in Koszalin. Flying Blind was released cinematically in the UK and in Poland in 2013.
Bernard Kops was born in the East End of London of Dutch-Jewish of working class parents in 1926. He achieved international recognition with his first play, THE HAMLET OF STEPNEY GREEN which was performed all over the world.
After training as a lawyer, Charles Lambert studied for the Creative Writing Ma at the University of East Anglia where he went on to write a PhD on Critical and Creative Writing for Theatre and Screen. As part of this, Charles wrote the play THE WOLVES OF KROMER for the Studio in Norwich which he later adapted and produced as a feature film.
Francis first feature film, God’s Own Country, was developed and funded by BFI and Creative England and will receive it’s World premiere as the only UK film in the World Dramatic Competition at Sundance 2017.
Brydie is a displaced Australian writer, performer and professional bangthropologist living in London and complaining about the weather exactly the same amount as every other Australian living in London.
After directing two award-winning short films, Gareth wrote and directed his first feature film, THE BAKER. Developed by Working Title, produced by Picture Farm.
Catherine’s most recent short NADGER, is currently on the festival circuit and won the 2011 Best Short Film at the Welsh Baftas.
In 2016, Liz’s play THON MAN MOLIERE was directed by Tony Cownie at The Royal Lyceum Edinburgh and in 2015, WHAT GOES AROUND made its way around Scotland’s theatres. She held the prestigious post of Scots Makar from 2011-16, which took her around the world.
Tim is currently working on a one off drama THE RISK GUY, for Feelgood Fiction.
Chris is an actor and writer from Kent. His first full-length play EYE OF A NEEDLE has just played at Southwark Playhouse to rave reviews.
‘one of the best new plays I’ve seen in ages’ The Independent
Jaki McCarrick is an award-winning writer of plays, poetry and fiction. She won the 2010 Papatango New Writing Prize for her play LEOPOLDVILLE, and her play BELFAST GIRLS, developed at the National Theatre London, was shortlisted for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the 2014 BBC Tony Doyle Award. BELFAST GIRLS premiered in Chicago in May 2015 to much critical acclaim and is about to open in Canada. Jaki has also recently been selected for the Irish Film Board’s 2016 Talent Development Initiative to adapt BELFAST GIRLS for the screen.
Martin is an award winning writer/director. His latest film, Seven Psychopaths, was released in 2012.
Novelist and screenwriter, Andrea Newman changed the face of British television in the seventies with her steamy television serial A BOUQUET OF BARBED WIRE.
Simon Nye is currently working on a comedy series for Hat Trick, an adaptation of Cecilia Ahern’s Thanks for the Memories for Gate Film. His most recent adaptation of the writings of Gerald Durrell, THE DURRELLS, was for Sid Gentle Ltd and is being broadcast on ITV in 2016. HOUSE OF CHOCOLATE marks his return to stage alongside his adaptation of THE GOOD LIFE for the West End.
Owen is a writer, stand-up comedian and actor. Owen has written and performed seven one-man plays and has won a string of awards including three Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Festival. The Herald Angel award for best play and the LWT writers award for best comedy.
Tamsin is currently under commission to the National Theatre and Chichester Festival Theatre.
Mike Packer is a Dramatist who has written several critically acclaimed plays, among them Cardboys, Carpet Pony Monkey, tHe dYsFUnCKshOnalZ!, and “Inheritance”.
Ol wrote THE BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL, directed by John Madden, and featuring a all-star cast including Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith for Blueprint Pictures and Fox Searchlight. It received award nominations from Bafta and the Golden Globes.
Sylvia is a highly experienced script supervisor who has worked with the likes of Danny Boyle and Clio Barnard. She has recently moved into writing original drama and her fantastic female led crime series is currently out to producers.
Season Five of Matthew’s US TV show, ROGUE (Entertainment One), airs this year. Matthew created the show and has now served as Showrunner and Executive Producer on 50 hours of US television.
Morna Pearson is an Edinburgh-based playwright originally from Elgin, Scotland. One of her recent plays THE ARTIST MAN AND THE MOTHER WOMAN premiered at the Traverse Theatre in November 2012. A Quebecois translation of the play was given a staged reading at Théâtre La Licorne in Montréal, 2014.
Lucy’s latest play THE EFFECT won best new play at the Critic’s Circle Awards. It played at the National Theatre directed by Rupert Goold and co-produced with Headlong in the winter of 2012 to superb reviews. Lucy was selected as a finalist for the 2013-14 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
Stephen’s film TORMENTED, a classic tale of undead revenge, was produced by Slingshot, BBC Films and Pathe, and was released to great reviews in May 2009.
Jake is writing an episode of DEATH IN PARADISE for Red Planet. He wrote many episodes of Channel 5’s critically acclaimed, SUSPECTS, starring Faye Ripley, which ran for five series. He is still heavily involved in adapting and originating stories for the international market, including Germany and Holland.
Philip’s new play DARK VANILLA JUNGLE was recently staged at the Soho Theatre, having opened at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival last summer. His last two plays FEATHERS IN THE SNOW and SHIVERED opened at The Southwark Playhouse in 2012 to critical acclaim. Philip is currently under commission to the Royal Court.
Finlay is an actor and writer. His first play STRONG ARM was produced by Old Vic New Voices as part of their inaugural Edinburgh season in August 2012.
A Humanities and Golden Globe recipient, Sally was honoured by PEN USA for her work on the Emmy nominated “Iron Jawed Angels.”
Toby is working on an original television series with Stephen Prentice ‘Dancing on the Inside’, under option to Hartswood Films.
Daniel Rusteau is a writer, director and actor. His TV comedy MR FOR MY SISTER is currently in development with Dancing Ledge Productions.
Martin’s feature film, SEAMONSTERS, an adaptation of his play OUTSIDE OF HEAVEN, starring 60s legend Rita Tushingham is currently out to distributors. It was short-listed for Best British feature at the Raindance Film festival.
Emma’s most recent short, the Film London supported comedy SELL BY DATE, is currently touring the festival circuit. Emma is further developing the film’s concept into a comedy TV series.
Lisa is a recipient of the NEA/TCG Playwrights Residency Award and winner of the BBC International Playwriting Competition.
Ziad Semaan has been working as a screenwriter for over a decade.
Donna Sharpe is currently writing drama series for UFA Fiction, Chrysalis TV, Projector Pictures, Network Movie and Lupa Film.
Trevor is best known for A ROYAL NIGHT OUT (Ecosse Films / Lionsgate). Released spring 2015, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of VE Day, his original screenplay was selected for the Brit List.
Richard’s first feature script, psychological chiller TRAUMA, was directed by Marc Evans, starring Colin Firth and Mena Suvari.
Sean’s debut feature film PANIC, released in November 2016 is a London set thriller starring David Gyasi (Interstellar, Cloud Atlas, Containment). It premiered at the 2014 Raindance film festival where it was nominated for the best UK feature award.
Based in London, Simon Stephenson has had film and television scripts commissioned by all the major UK broadcasters. He is currently developing his hit spec script FRISCO in LA. The script garnered the third highest number of mentions in the 2013 Black List.
Ali is currently working on a television adaptation of his comedy play FAULT LINES as well as a new play created during an attachment at the Royal Court Theatre.
Robin is an experienced sitcom writer having worked on TWO PINTS OF LAGER AND A PACKET OF CRISPS and contributed heavily to MY FAMILY. Although sitcoms are his passion he is currently exploring other genres.
Ed is playwright,director and producer,whose work has been widely distributed to over 80 countries.
DEATH IN PARADISE, Robert’s original series for Red Planet Pictures, is currently in its fourth series. The first episode was watched by a record 9 million people.
Daniel’s latest play THE LAMBETH WALTZ will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.
Matthew is Editor of ATTITUDE magazine and a regular on the Stand-Up circuit.
Paul was an actor in film, television and theatre, before directing and screenwriting. He has had three feature films released in the last six years.
Laura’s screenplay THE RIOT CLUB, an adaptation of her 2010 stage play POSH, premièred at Toronto International Film Festival 2014. It opened in cinemas on September 2014. The film is directed by Lone Scherfig and stars Max Irons, Sam Claflin and Douglas Booth.
Naomi Wallace is presently under commission by The Public Theater, and is adapting Jim Crace’s novel Harvest for Birmingham Repertory, UK.
The agency currently represents the film rights for Jeanne’s Carnegie Medal nominated book DUMB CREATURES.