Danny Brocklehurst

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: St John Donald
Assistant: Jonny Jones

Film, TV & Theatre

Danny is a BAFTA and International Emmy winning screenwriter who has written on some of the biggest UK dramas of recent years including Shameless, Clocking Off and Talk to Me.

Between 1992 and 1999, Danny worked as a freelance journalist for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Big Issue, The Manchester Evening News and City Life. Since leaving journalism he has worked as a full-time scriptwriter. Danny won a BAFTA for his work on Shameless series one and was nominated for a Best Writer BAFTA for series two of Clocking Off. He was featured in the writers section of the Broadcast Hot 100 in 2007.

In Development

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THE LANDING

Amblin

Pilot of US drama series

SOLDIER SPY

Kudos

Adaptation of bestselling book by Tom Marcus

DIRTY

Merman/Mandabach Productions

A TEACHER

FX

with director Hannah Fiddell

THE NIGHT

Anonymous Content/Wild Mercury

BRASSIC

Channel 4

Comedy drama created with Joe Gilgun. 'TRAINSPOTTING meets SHAMELESS'

Television

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SAFE

Red Productions for Netflix

8 part drama starring Michael C Hall

COME HOME

Red Productions for BBC1

Greenlit, 3x60 mins

ORDINARY LIES Series 2

Red Productions

IN THE DARK

BBC in house

Greenlit 4x60mins
Based on the book by Mark Billingham

THE FIVE

Red Productions for Sky

10 part thriller with Harlan Coben

ORDINARY LIES

Red Productions for BBC1

National Television Award nominee for Best New Drama
RTS North Best Drama/Best Writer nominee
6x60mins

THE DRIVER

Red Productions/Highfield Films for BBC1

A three part mini series for BBC1, starring David Morissey.
RTS Best Drama Nomination 2015

THE ACCUSED Series 2

BBC

STEVE'S STORY, co-written with Jimmy McGovern. INTERNATIONAL EMMY WINNER - BEST DRAMA SERIES.

SHAMELESS USA

Episode 5, THREE BOYS. Based on the UK version.

EXILE

Red

Hard hitting mini series for BBC One, created with Paul Abbott. Starring John Simm and Jim Broadbent. Directed by John Alexander and produced by Karen Lewis. WRITERS GUILD BEST DRAMA SERIES NOMINEE.

THE ACCUSED

BBC

Series of single films. Episode co-written with Jimmy McGovern, starring Andy Serkis.

THE STREET

BBC

Episode of Jimmy McGovern drama, series two.

TALK TO ME

Company/ ITV

Contemporary relationship drama starring Max Beesley and Laura Fraser. Directed by Dearbhla Walsh

SORTED

BBC Serials

Starring Hugo Speer, Neil Dudgeon, Will Mellor, Mark Womack, Cal Machininch and Dean Lennox Kelly. Directed by Iain B Macdonald

SHAMELESS Series 1

Company

Episode Three - Fake Wedding2004 RTS TV Awards: Best drama series 2004 Broadcast Awards: Best drama series 2005 Bafta TV Awards: Best drama series

SHAMELESS Series 2

Company

2 Episode Two - Fostering Eric Episode Three - Gardening Competition Episode Six - The Maguires Episode Nine - Marty and Debbie RTS North Best Drama Winner RTS best drama nominee Broadcast Awards Nominee BAFTA nominee

SHAMELESS Series 3

Company

Series 3 Xmas Special Episode One - Ian and Lip Episode Four - Roxy BensonRTS Best drama nomination BAFTA Best drama series nomination

THE STRETFORD WIVES

BBC Serials

Starring Fay Ripley, Claire Rushbrook and Lindsey Coulson Produced by Jane Tranter, Kate Bartlett and Laura Mackie Critically acclaimed original two part drama for BBC1

CLOCKING OFF II

Red

II Ronnie's story Bev's story Winner of RTS Best Drama Series 2001

CLOCKING OFF III

Red

III Jenny's story Julie's story Winner of RTS Best Drama Series 2002

CLOCKING OFF IV

Red

OFF IV Suzie's story Pat's story Nominated for BAFTA 2004

LINDA GREEN (First Series)

Red

'Like a Virgin' (Episode 4)
'Fitness Freak' (Episode 9)

LINDA GREEN (Second Series)

Red

'Single White Teresa'
Episode 2, Starring Jane Horrocks

Radio

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STONE

Radio 4

Hard hitting police series
Series one, two, three.

THE END OF THE WORLD

Radio 4

Drama about Thatcher, Regan and the Star wars weapons programme in 1983.

MARY SHANE

Radio 4

Starring Hugo Speer and Suranne Jones

THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM

LBC

NOBODY

Radio 4

LOADED

Radio 4

Adaptation of award winning stageplay

Theatre

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LOADED

The Green Room, Manchester

Original stageplay
Winner of North West Playwrights Best Play

MY EIGHT TIMES TABLE

Looking Glass Theatre, Manchester

NEVER FORGET

Savoy Theatre and National Tour

Book co-writer/ story advisor on musical using the top tunes of Take That

NOBODY

Contact Theatre, Manchester

Original stageplay

Film

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BATHING FLO

Principal

New York set movie about a young guy living with an elderly woman and learning life lessons.

JIMMY BUDDHA

Parallax/ UKFC

Film adaptation of the Whitbread nominated novel Buddha Da, by Anne Donovan