Stephen Keyworth

Writer/Director

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Hannah Porter
Assistant: Freddie Best

Film, TV & Theatre

Stephen trained on the BBC Drama Writers Academy under John Yorke, and has written for EastEnders, Casualty and Doctors, as well as several plays and adaptations for Radio 4.  In 2011 he won Shine Pictures' Big Idea feature film prize, and he did rewrites on Breaking The Bank starring Kelsey Grammer. Theatre includes Mad For It (nominated for Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards) at Manchester’s Royal Exchange and Dog Well Done (winner of Amnesty International Theatre Award).

Stephen was Artistic Director of Flight 5065, which on June 21 2005 filled all 32 capsules of the London Eye with theatre, comedy and music with performances including Damon Albarn, Jo Brand, and the National and Royal Court Theatres. His own play Zimbabwe Boy went on afterwards to be performed on the Olivier stage at the National Theatre.

Television

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DOCTORS

BBC1

Core writing team

EASTENDERS

BBC1

TRANSCITY

Leopard Drama/BBC

Sitcom pilot

CASUALTY

BBC1

MONKEY & GORILLA

Fox UK

Animated series

PLANET EX

BBC Comedy

Sitcom pilot

Film

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BREAKING THE BANK

Altive / Wysiwyg Films

Feature Film

THE PEOPLE BELOW

Shine Pictures

Winner of the Big Idea Prize

In Development

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LIFE SKILLS

Blacklisted Films/Argonon

Sitcom

Radio

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MARATHON MAN

BBC Radio 4

Adapted Play

BROTHERS

Radio 4

Adapted Play

THE TWO GEORGES

BBC Radio 4

Afternoon play

MAKING THE BEST OF IT

BBC Radio 4

Comedy

A FAREWELL TO ARMS

BBC Radio 4

Adapted serial

THE CONTINUITY MAN

BBC Radio 4

Afternoon play

GONDWANALAND

BBC Radio 4

Afternoon play

LOVE MY RIFLE MORE THAN YOU

BBC Radio 4

Adapted serial

MY DIFFICULT SECOND ALBUM

BBC Radio 4

Afternoon Play

Theatre

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DEAD HEAT

Youth Music Theatre UK, Bradford Playhouse

A (GAY DISABLED TRANSEXUAL) LOVE STORY TOLD TO A TICKET INSPECTOR AT ALTON TOWERS,

Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh

ZIMBABWE BOY

Flight 5065 on the London Eye / National Theatre

DOG WELL DONE

Finborough Theatre / Edinburgh Fringe

Winner of the Amnesty Theatre Award

DARWOOD

Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

SECOND REVOLUTION

West Yorkshire Playhouse/BBC Writers Room

MAD FOR IT

Manchester Royal Exchange Theatre

FEAR OF WATER

Contact Theatre, Manchester

CLEAN SHEETS & BLOODY GAMES

Royal Court Young Writers