Film, TV & Theatre
Tom Edge is a twice BAFTA-nominated writer working in TV and film. He is creator and exec producer of the acclaimed Netflix original comedy LOVESICK (previously known as ‘Scrotal Recall’); the third season airs November 2017. Other recent work includes the adaptation of Jasper Fforde’s fantasy novel, THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER for Sky One. Airing as its Christmas Day family film, it scored their best Xmas ratings in seven years. Tom has worked on both seasons one and two of Netflix’s epic drama THE CROWN, and has adapted the books ‘The Silkworm’ and ‘Career of Evil’ by Robert Galbraith (AKA JK Rowling) for the forthcoming STRIKE series (BBC One, Cinemax).
He is developing a diverse range of dramas with the UK’s leading production companies, including an adaptation of the Clive Stafford-Smith non-fiction book INJUSTICE (Drama Republic for Channel 4); a Wall St. drama CAPITAL with Michael Fassbender attached (Raw, for Channel 4); CIRCUS for Carnival; a miniseries about CARAVAGGIO with Stephen Daldry directing (Archery); an adaptation of the classic John Fowles novel THE MAGUS (Neal Street); and an adaption of the forthcoming Jess Kidd novel THE HOARDER (Scott Free). In addition to these he has adapted the first book in Len Deighton’s SAMSON series (Clerkenwell Films) and the non-fiction PRAIRIE FEVER (Left Bank / Sony).
Tom’s current film projects include the true story of Britain’s first sumo team, THREE BIG MEN (Origin Pictures / BFI); a Judy Garland biopic THE END OF THE RAINBOW based on the hit play (Calamity / Pathe); a political comedy-drama ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (Left Bank / BBC Films), and A BOY CALLED ALEX (DNA / Film4) based on the documentary about a schoolboy with CF who conducts Bach’s ‘Magnificat’.
A BOY CALLED ALEX
DNA / Film 4
Raw / DMC
US set period drama.
LEN DEIGHTON'S BERNARD SAMPSON NOVELS
Clerkenwell Films / BBC Worldwide
Adaptation of the classic spy novel series
END OF THE RAINBOW
Calamity Films / BFI / Pathe
Feature film. Adaptation of the Broadway musical
THE MASTER AND MARGARITA
BBC Drama In-House
Loose adaptation of the classic novel by Bulgakov.
ME AND MY DAD
Retort /Channel 4
Comedy series, co-created with Isy Suttie
Leftbank/Sony Pictures Television
1hr-drama series. Writer and Executive Producer.
ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL
UNITED DATES OF AMERICA
THREE BIG MEN
Feature Film (credited rewrite)
STRIKE: CAREER OF EVIL and STRIKE: THE SILKWORM
BBC One / Cinemax
Adaptation of the Robert Galbraith novels (aka JK Rowling).
Clerkenwell Films / Netflix
8 new episodes: Creator, writer and executive producer
THE CROWN 2
Left Bank / Netflix
Writer, 1 x 60". Episode 9 of season two, Stephen Daldry to direct.
Clerkenwell Films / Netflix
Creator, exec producer, writer, 8 x 30"
THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER
1 x 120
Clerkenwell Films/Channel 4
Creator, exec producer, writer 6 x 30".
THE MIDNIGHT BEAST Series 2
Writer x4 episodes.
PRAMFACE Series 2
Writer, 1 x 30' episode.
THREESOME, Series 2
Big Talk/Comedy Central
Writer. Episode 1: Back To School",
THE MIDNIGHT BEAST
Warp Films/Channel 4
Writer x1 episode, with credited production rewrites across rest of series
Transmedia project (Creator and Lead Writer)