Stephen Davis

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Sean Gascoine
Associate Agent: Amy Sparks

Film, TV & Theatre

Stephen Davis is an Emmy award winning screenwriter, playwright and novelist. 

His many television credits include seminal crime dramas SILENT WITNESS and the Emmy Award winning WAKING THE DEAD. 

In 1992, Stephen adapted his theatre production LOVE FIELD into the feature film RUBY starring Danny Aiello as FBI informant Jack Ruby, and Sherilyn Fenn. The drama focuses on the aftermath of the assassination of U.S. President John F. Kennedy.

His debut novels, THE MIGRANT'S SONG and THE SECRET GOVERNMENT are now available on Kindle.

He is also involved in many heritage and conservation charities including The Prince's Foundation for the Built Environment. In addition, Stephen is Chair of the Woodchester Mansion Trust and the Founder of the National Heritage Training Academy (South West).

 

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CRITICAL

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Serial

LINE OF SIGHT

BBC

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5 x 60'
Drama serial set in the world of police informers

PILGRIM

BBC/ The Producers London

Writer
4 x 60'

CHINOOK

BBC/ Mentorn

Writer
90' drama

APPROPRIATE ADULT

IWC Media

Writer
90' drama

THE TRILLION DOLLAR LAWSUIT

ITV

Writer
3 x 60'

THE COMMON THREAD

BBC Wales

Writer
90' drama
Story of the international race to find the human genome

THE ROSENBERGS

Portobello Productions

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Original Screenplay

AS I WALKED OUT ONE MIDSUMMER MORNING

The Producers London

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Original Screenplay

Film

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YURI NOSENKO: DOUBLE AGENT

1986

HBO/BBC

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Dir: Mick Jackson
Prod: Graham Massey, Phillip Blumberg & David Elstein
Stars: Tommy Lee Jones

RUBY

1992

Propaganda Film/ Polygram Filmed Entertainment Released Columbia/Tristar

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Based on his theatre play LOVE FIELD
Dir: John Mackenzie
Prod: Joni Sigvahtsson & Steve Golin

EPSTEIN

Jude Law/ Natural Nylon/ Sony Pictures

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Stars: Jude Law

FAWCETT

Michael White/ European Script Fund

Writer

DEADLY FEASTS

HPO Pictures

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Adaptation of the novel by Richard Rhodes

UNCLE JULES

Paramount Pictures

Writer

DANIEL MARTIN

Mirage Productions/ Paramount Pictures

Writer
Adaptation of the novel by John Fowles
Dir/Prod: Sydney Pollack

SAVAGE GRACE

Christine Vachon (NY) Really Useful Group (UK

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Adaptation of the novel by Natalie Robins & Steve Aronson

STEALTH

Propaganda Films LA division (Division of Polygram)

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Original Screenplay

TURNING THE TIDE

Cinergi

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Adaptation of the novel
Dir: Harold Becker

SURVEILLANCE

HBO

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Original Screenplay
Dir: Annabel Jankel & Rocky Morton

NO KISSING

Cafe Productions Ltd London

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Adaptation of the non-fiction history PROCESS by Uri Savir

Television

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SILENT WITNESS

2012

BBC

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Multiple x 120'
2008-9, 2012

CASUALTY 1909

2009

BBC

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Multiple x 120'
Broadcast is US as LONDON HOSPITAL

WAKING THE DEAD

2002

BBC

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2002-4
Multiple x 120'
Winner: International Emmy (2004)
Nominee: International Emmy (2003)

DEGREES OF ERROR

1995

BBC

4 x 60'
Dir: Mary McMurray
Prod: Kevin Loader & Michael Wearing

POW

Company Pictures/ BBC

1 x 60'

Drama

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THE DISSOLUTION OF MARCUS FLEISCHMAN

1979

BBC

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Television Drama
Dir: John Bruce
Prod: Tara Prem

CONTACTS

1979

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: Derek Lister
Prod: Stephen Gilbert

TROUBLE WITH GREGORY

1980

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: John Glenister
Prod: Michael Wearing

CARGO KINGS

1980

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: Donald McWhinnie
Prod: Roger Gregory

PEOPLE FROM THE FOREST

1981

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: Mick Jackson
Prod: Peter Goodchild

THE INTELLIGENCE MAN

1981

BBC

Writer/ Director
Television Drama
Dir: Stephen Davis & Martin Freeth
Prod: Martin Freeth

FLOATING OFF

1983

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: Nick Renton
Prod: Erika Bond

BUSTED

1984

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Dir: Jon Amiel
Prod: Terry Coles

WHAT A CARVE UP!

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Adapted from the book by Jonathan Coe
Prod: Kevin Loader & Michael Wearing

COUNTRY

BBC

Writer
Television Drama
Prod: Kevin Loader & Michael Wearing

BLOOD ON THE WATER

Ad Hoc Film Productions/ Channel 4

Writer/ Producer
Television Drama

SCORCHED EARTH

ABTV/Meridian Broadcasting

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Television Drama
Exec Prod: Linda Agran

TINKICKERS

Carnival Television Drama

Writer
Television

Theatre

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THE LAST ELEPHANT

1980

Bush Theatre

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Dir: Claude Whatham

A VIEW OF KABUL

1982

Bush Theatre

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Dir: Richard Wilson

LOVE FIELD

1987

Bush Theatre

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Dir: Simon Stokes

SEX CRIMES

Cockpit Theatre

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Dir: Simon Stokes

LOU

1999

RSC

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About the relationship between Lou Andreas-Salomé and Sigmund Freud

Radio

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THE DISSOLUTION OF MARCUS FLEISCHMAN

1977

BBC

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Dir: John Tydeman

EVENTS IN HEROE'S SQUARE

1978

BBC

Writer
Dir: John Tydeman

MAN IN SPACE

1980

BBC

Writer
Dir: John Tydeman

YORKSHIRE RUBBISH

1983

BBC

Writer
Dir: John Tydeman

A GOOD MAN IN AFRICA

1985

BBC

Writer
Adapted from the book by William Boyd
Dir: Penny Gold

DIALOGUES ON A BROKEN SPHERE

1987

BBC

Writer