Guy Bolton

Screenwriter

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Assistant: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Guy Bolton lives in London. After graduating with a 1st in Film & Literature from Warwick University, he worked in corporate video, music promos and television.

Tidy, Hat Trick and Tiger Aspect are among the production companies who have optioned Guy's work. He's developing these projects for broadcasters as well as building a slate of spec projects and pitches for Film and Television.

Guy's first novel THE PICTURES, a detective thriller set in 1930s Hollywood, is due to be published in the UK by Oneworld in 2017. 

 

Praise for THE PICTURES

'An astonishingly accomplished debut.' Daily Mail

‘A splendid read…handled with great skill…[Bolton] paints a portrait of the period with a confidence usually reserved for old survivors.’ The Times

'[A] laser-sharp noir thriller…. vividly evokes a vanished era while delivering a tale as mesmerising as any of the great movies of his chosen period.’ Financial Times / Crimetime

‘Brilliantly atmospheric and compelling.’ Mail on Sunday

'Riveting and absorbing.... It is no coincidence that you are put in mind of some of the greats of hardboiled writing with this first-rate vibrant story.' Shots Magazine

‘A flawed hero and a fascinating background & times make for a great read.’ Maxim Jakubowski, Lovereading

‘A skilfully written, atmospheric tale.’ Literary Review

 

In Development

ProductionCompanyNotes

BRIEFS

2017

Tall Story Pictures / ITV Studios

TV
Female-led legal/crime series.

MURDERBALL

2015

Tiger Aspect

Under Option & in Development

LOW RIDER

2014

Bedlam Films

Feature Film
Co-Written with Campbell X

KINGPIN

2013

Tidy Productions

Under Option

G.P.

2013

Tiger Aspect

Under Option & in Development

BOBBIES

2013

Hat Trick

Comedy pilot

THE ESCAPISTS

Spec

1x60 pilot set in a WW II POW camp

BROKERS

Spec

1x60 pilot about 80s stockbrokers working in the City

TRACERS

Spec

1x60 pilot about a team of private investigators who track down missing people

HEAVENLY MONEY

Stealth Films

Television Series