Michael Aitkens

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: St John Donald
Assistant: Jonny Jones

Film, TV & Theatre

Michael, originally from London, graduated from the American Film Institute (Los Angeles), and has lived in Australia and Los Angeles. He now lives back in London where he works as a writer/producer, mainly on his own original series.

He has had over 150 scripts produced in the UK, USA and Australia.

Television

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ALIVE AND KICKING

NBC

Original comedy pilot, 30mins

BUST

ITV

1 hour drama, 8 episodes

CALL ME MISTER

BBC

1 hour drama

COUNTRY JUSTICE

Bentley Productions

1 hour drama

MIDSOMER MURDERS

Bentley Productions/ ITV

9 episodes

MOON AND SON

BBC

Drama, 2 episodes

MURDER IN SUBURBIA

ITV

1 hour drama, 2 episodes

ONE BIG HAPPY

BBC

SPECIAL SQUAD

Channel 9, Australia

1 hour drama

TICKET TO RIDE

ITV / NBC

1 hour drama

FEAR, STRESS AND ANGER

Hartswood Films/ BBC

6 x 30’ original series

THE LAST DETECTIVE SERIES II

MERIDIAN / ITV

1 episode original series

WAITING FOR GOD

BBC

47 episodes original comedy series. Ran for 5 years.
BAFTA nominated

THE RIVER

BBC

14 episodes original comedy series

ROY'S RAIDERS

BBC

7 episodes original comedy series

MAKING NEWS

Thames

Pilot and 3 episodes. Original newsroom drama

STAY LUCKY

ITV

Comedy drama. 6 episodes

HONEY FOR TEA

BBC

7 episodes original comedy.

CLASS ACT

Cinema Verity / ITV

12 episodes (2 series) original comedy drama

A PERFECT STATE

Cinema Verity / BBC

7 episodes original comedy

HARRY AND THE WRINKLIES

ITV / Scottish

19 episodes childrens’ series

LIFE AS WE KNOW IT

BBC

7 episodes original comedy series

DIVISION 4

Crawford Productions Australia

Police Show

HOMICIDE

Crawford Productions Australia

Police show

MATLOCK POLICE

Crawford Productions Australia

Police show

TRIAL BY MARRIAGE

ABC Australia

14 episodes. Original comedy series.

SWEET AND SOUR

ABC Australia

Comedy / music series

A COUNTRY PRACTICE

Ch 7 Australia

Medical series (many episodes)

SINGLES

ABC Australia

Medical series

Theatre

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BLOODY HARRY

Independent Theatre Sydney

Black comedy

TRIAL BY MARRIAGE

JDC

Comedy

Film

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TOPENDERS

Australia Children's Film Foundation

Original childrens’ film

BROOK

Portman Prods

Thriller

FILTHY RICH

Portman Prods

Thriller

LOVE AND VIKINGS

Anthony Quinn / DaisyLu Prods

Comedy