Writers

by HollyBoyden | created - 04 Mar 2017 | updated - 30 Apr 2019 | Public

1. Sally Wainwright

Writer | Happy Valley

Sally Wainwright was born in 1964 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. She is a writer and producer, known for Happy Valley (2014), Gentleman Jack (2019) and Last Tango in Halifax (2012).

2. Jack Thorne

Writer | National Treasure

Jack Thorne was born on December 6, 1978 in Bristol, England. He is a writer and producer, known for National Treasure (2016), Wonder (2017) and The Fades (2011). He is married to Rachel Mason.

5. Declan Croghan

Actor | My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown

Declan Croghan is a native of Dublin where he currently lives with his wife and daughter. Before writing for TV he spent his 20's as a working actor and playwright. His produced plays include 'Choirboys' @ the Old Red Lyon and Finsbury Theatres, London. 'Dublin Cowboys' @ The Eblana Theatre, Dublin...

7. Neil Cross

Writer | Luther

Neil Cross is a writer and producer, known for Luther (2010), Mama (2013) and Crossbones (2014).

8. Ed Whitmore

Writer | Hallam Foe

Ed Whitmore is known for his work on Hallam Foe (2007), Sea of Souls (2004) and Rillington Place (2016).

9. Stephen Davis

Writer | P.O.W.

Stephen Davis is a playwright, screenwriter and (as Stephen Leo Davis) a novelist. He won an International Emmy Award in 2004.

He lives in Suffolk, England, and is married with two daughters.

10. Toby Whithouse

Writer | Being Human

Toby Whithouse is a writer and producer, known for Being Human (2008), The Game (2014) and Bridget Jones's Diary (2001).

11. Stephen Beresford

Writer | Pride

Stephen Beresford was born in 1972 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Pride (2014), Tolkien (2019) and The Last of the Haussmans (2012).

12. Paul Abbott

Writer | Shameless

Paul Abbott was born on February 22, 1960 in Burnley, Lancashire, England. He is known for his work on Shameless (2004), Shameless (2011) and State of Play (2003). He has been married to Saskia Downes since 1993. They have two children. He was previously married to Sheila Culf.

14. Kate Ashfield

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

Most recognizable to international audiences for her lead role in Shaun of the Dead (2004), Kate Ashfield is a powerful British actress known for superlative and award-winning work in This Little Life (2003) (B.I.F.A. nomination, Best Actress), Late Night Shopping (2001) (B.I.F.A. Best Actress ...

15. Tracey Malone

Writer | Born to Kill

Tracey Malone is known for her work on Born to Kill (2017), Rillington Place (2016) and Dark Blue World (2001).

17. Heidi Thomas

Writer | Call the Midwife

Heidi Thomas was born in 1962 in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. She is a writer and producer, known for Call the Midwife (2012), Cranford (2007) and Lilies (2007). She is married to Stephen McGann. They have one child.

18. Katie Baxendale

Writer | Sugar Rush

Sister of actress Helen Baxendale



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