Rick Laxton

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Assistant: Holly Haycock

Film, TV & Theatre

Rick co-wrote BBC Two pilot THE PACT which stars Sarah Solemani and Brett Goldstein, the pilot aired as part of the 'New on Two' season in September and can be seen on BBC iPlayer.

After studying Drama at the University of Hull, Rick combined working in the casting department at ITV with writing and producing his own plays, sketches and online content.

He was selected by Baby Cow Manchester to join their inaugural development group for young writers, and moved within ITV to work as a Story Associate on Coronation Street.

Whilst developing original writing with BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Manchester, Rick continued to work in casting at Lime Pictures, where he held the position of Head of Casting until September 2015.

Rick is currently working on new narrative ideas for TV.

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HAPPY

Co-written with James Britton

THE END

Co-written with Katie Redford

THE CRAWL

BBC Studios

Co-written with James Britton

NEW ROMANTICS

BBC Studios / Comedy Central

Co-written with James Britton

Online

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DOES YOURS HAVE GLASSES?

Co-written, co-produced and co-directed with Lou Conran. 5 x 3min series.

Television

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ALMOST NEVER Series 3

Saltbeef TV for CBBC

Co-written with James Britton

THE PACT

BBC

Co-written with James Britton. Starring Sarah Solemani and Brett Goldstein.

CORONATION STREET

ITV

Story Associate

Theatre

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100 WAYS TO MEET THAT SOMEONE SPECIAL

Performed at Manchester Comedy Festival and Frog and Bucket Comedy Club in Manchester