Emma Taylor

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Michelle Archer
Assistant: Grace Baxter

Film, TV & Theatre

Emma Taylor was a writer on Paul Abbott’s SHAMELESS and has recently been developing several original ideas for TV and theatre. Her play LITTLE SMARTIE deals with the pressures of the 11+ through the eyes of a Northern single mother, determined to get her super-bright daughter into grammar school, while Emma’s original Drama Serial, UNDER ONE ROOF, is a domestic thriller, which sees an elderly widow move in with her son, only to find family life is far from harmonious.

Emma has an MA in Television & Radio Scriptwriting from the University of Salford. She also trained as an actor at the Welsh College of Music and Drama.

In Development

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UNDER ONE ROOF

Drama serial, domestic thriller. A grieving widow sells up and moves 500 miles to live with her son and his wife. But rather than finding warmth and comfort, she finds her new home houses a devious monster which she must slay.

DIARY OF A MEDICAL NOBODY

Red Planet Productions

Drama Series
A young GP cuts his teeth in a pre-NHS, rural Somerset world.

HIM NEXT DOOR

Sprout Pictures

Sitcom.
Two single, hurting men who are neighbours ignore each other's irritating foibles to becomes one another's emotional lynchpins.

LATE LEARNERS

ITV Studios

Drama Series.
A fresh faced lecturer gets an education from the adult students on his Access to Education course.

SLAMMIN'

ITV Studios

Drama Series.
Four female wrestlers buddy up to establish a neo sisterhood in the most unlikely and aggressive of arenas.

THE BILTON MASSEY MYSTERIES

ITV Studios

Drama Series.
It's 1965. Inspector Gertrude Massey and her secretary, Nancy Feinberg, keep order while a nation's morality is in flux.

THE START-UPS

Scott Free

Drama Series.
Six former factory workers try to go far on their Start-up business grants.

BOOMERS & BOOMERANGS

A drama series that charts the frustrations of a group of newly retired baby boomers and their boomerang children.

A PLACE FOR JAMIE

When Cath Walsh is recalled for a breast biopsy, she immediately panics about the future of Jamie, her son with Down’s Syndrome.

PUNISHMENT

Bernadette Finucane, a Sinn Fein councillor, about to become the Mayor of Belfast, unravels when she discovers that she was involved in the disappearance of an innocent woman in 1978. See THEATRE.

Television

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SHAMELESS, Series 8

Company/ C4

One episode

SHAMELESS, Series 7

Company/ C4

One episode

SHAMELESS, Series 6

Company/ C4

One episode

Film

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SURROGATE SALLY

North West Vision & Media

Feature Film.
In development.

Theatre

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LITTLE SMARTIE

A determined, single-mum connives to get her super-bright daughter into grammar school. Only her determination blinds her to the things she treasures most, with devastating results.

PUNISHMENT

90 minute play
* Winner of West Yorkshire Playhouse’s "Summer Shorts" competition