Emma Frost's three-part adaptation of Daphne Du Mauriers' gothic romance, JAMAICA INN, for Origin Pictures/BBC Northern Ireland, premiers this Easter Monday April 21st at 9pm on BBC1.
Tittle Tattle, a comedy based on the lives of the Carry On actors, by Martyn Hesford stars Adam Godley and David Charles, and is on BBC Radio 4 Monday 21st April at 2.15pm.
THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY has been nominated for a BAFTA for best miniseries. The two part show by World Productions for BBC1 which starred Jim Broadbent and Luke Evans, gained rave reviews. It was executive produced by Harry Oulton.
"...the direction of the first five or so minutes may be the best thing I've seen on telly all year..."(The Independent)
Myanna Buring (Ripper Street), Russell Tovey (Being Human) and David Wenham (Top of the Lake) are part of the cast announced for Jimmy McGovern's new series Banished, a co-production between RSJ Films and See-Saw Films. Shaun Duggan is writing episode five.
A Touch of Cloth: Undercover Cloth (Zeppotron/Sky) picks up best comedy at the 2014 Broadcast Awards, co-written by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris.
Don't miss Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe starting Thursday 9th January, 10pm on BBC2, featuring material by Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley.
David Thorne aka Cadji-Newby has signed a two book deal with Corvus, the first being EAST OF INNOCENCE and due to be released 2nd January 2014.
Sean Bean wins International Emmy for his role as Tracie Tremarco in Shaun Duggan's episode of Jimmy McGovern's ACCUSED. He has already won an RTS Award for best actor for this role.
Martyn Hesford's play MRS LOWRY AND SON about the artist L S Lowry and his over bearing mother Elizabeth, gained stunning reviews at the Trafalgar Studios ..."What’s fascinating about Martyn Hesford’s biodrama Mrs Lowry & Son is that it sucks you into a domestic interior to focus on the artist’s insular relationship with his mother..."(The Times).
Shaun Duggans episode of STEPPING UP was nominated for best drama at this years Children's BAFTA Awards as well as CBBC's FIT and DNN which includes material by Nico Tatarowicz, and Joel Morris and Jason Hazeley.
Did you catch CRACKANORY?, described as “a satirical and twisted grown-up spin on story time” based on the classic BBC storytelling series JACKANORY, featuring episodes written by our very own Nico Tatarowicz.
Catch Lisa McGee's original sitcom LONDON IRISH and Bronagh Taggart's feature for Coming Up 2013 CALL IT A NIGHT both on 4OD.
THE WHITE QUEEN, Emma Frost’s adaptation for Company Pictures/BBC of Philippa Gregory’s ‘The Cousins’ War’ series of historical novels, is now showing on the American network Starz after it's ten week run on BBC1...."Kudos, too, to the scriptwriters for making some sort of sense out of a fiendishly complex period of history..." (Time Out). Emma is the lead writer having written 6 of the 10 episodes, Lisa McGee is writing episode 4 and the series Executive Producer is John Griffin.