I write screenplays for film and TV and have been commissioned and produced. I also write prose and have been published.
Most recently I am known for writing the feature film 'Wait for me', which was released in cinemas in the UK and Ireland in June 2023 and currently streaming on Amazon Prime, iTunes, Apple TV, Virgin Media, Sky Store, Google Play, Microsoft Store.
The film, directed by Keith Farrell, picked up the best Director award at the Manchester Film Festival, 2023. It is distributed in the UK and Ireland by Munro Film.
Based in the North-West, near Manchester, I achieved my screenwriting MA from Salford University in 2005.
I've had a few competition wins, all of which have credibility in the industry and were fun to be a part of.
I was one of the winners of the Red Planet Prize, which resulted in development with Kudos Productions for one of my TV pilot pieces.
I also won one of the BBC Writersroom initiatives, which created a similar opportunity with the BBC.
Winning an opportunity to write for Doctor Who was especially satisfying, having been a fan since childhood.
The novel I was published in, "How the Doctor changed my life" has since become quite collectable and sells for eye watering amounts on ebay. It makes me wish I still had a few copies left.
I write in different genres from urban drama, to comedy to sci-fi. Different budgets too. There is always a way to make it work, right?
Whatever the genre, I am interested in complex, flawed characters that we can all relate to and be affected by.
I would like to think that I am good to work with. This is a collaborative endeavour after all.
Feel free to contact me directly if you want a more detailed CV, want to read some example pieces, or just want to say hi. I am also a part of Bafta Connect.