Tom Edge

Writer

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Film, TV & Theatre

Agent: Natasha Galloway
Associate Agent: Talia Tobias

Film, TV & Theatre

Tom Edge is a BAFTA and WGA nominated screenwriter.

Recent work in TV includes the original six-part thriller VIGIL (BBC1 / NBC Peacock) starring Suranne Jones, Rose Leslie and Shaun Evans (dir. James Strong). His four-part adaptation of Imran Mahmood’s novel YOU DON’T KNOW ME (BBC One / Netflix) will TX in 2022 along with his adaptation of the next in JK Rowling’s detective series, STRIKE: TROUBLED BLOOD (BBC One / HBO).

He wrote the screenplay for the film JUDY (dir. Rupert Goold) with which Renee Zellweger swept the 2019-20 awards season, winning the Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Academy Award for Best Actress.

Tom created the romantic comedy LOVESICK which ran for three seasons on Netflix. Other work in TV includes writing Sky One’s Christmas Day film THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER  and work on seasons one and two of THE CROWN (Netflix), notably writing the season two episode "Paterfamilias", for which Stephen Daldry won the Emmy for Best Directing.

His current development slate includes an adaptation of cult 60s novel THE MAGUS (executive producers Sam Mendes and Pippa Harris, with Johan Renck (CHERNOBYL) directing) and a miniseries about the artist CARAVAGGIO for director Stephen Daldry.

In Development

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STRIKE: TROUBLED BLOOD

BBC One / HBO

4 x 60”

Film

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JUDY

2019

Screenplay writer. Directed by Rupert Goold, starring Renee Zellweger who swept the 2019-20 awards season for her role, winning the Golden Globe, BAFTA, SAG and Academy Award for Best Actress.

Television

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YOU DON'T KNOW ME

2020

BBC1/Snowed-In-Productions/Netflix

Writer and Exec Producer. Adaptation of the book by Imran Mahmood. 4 x 60”

THE CROWN
Series 1

Leftbank/Netflix

Credited on 4 episodes

VIGIL

2020

BBC1/World Productions/NBC Peacock

Creator, Writer and Executive Producer. Starring Suranne Jones. 6 x 60”

STRIKE: LETHAL WHITE

2020

BBC1 / Cinemax

Adaptation of the Robert Galbraith novels (aka JK Rowling). Writer and Exec Producer. 4 x 60"

STRIKE: CAREER OF EVIL

BBC1 / Cinemax

Adaptation of the Robert Galbraith novels (aka JK Rowling). Writer and Exec Producer.

STRIKE: THE SILKWORM

BBC1 / Cinemax

Adaptation of the Robert Galbraith novels (aka JK Rowling). Writer and Exec Producer.

LOVESICK Series 3

Clerkenwell Films / Netflix

8 new episodes: Creator, writer and executive producer

THE CROWN Series 2

Left Bank / Netflix

Writer, 1 x 60". Episode 9 of season two, "Paterfamilias", for which Stephen Daldry won the Emmy for Best Directing.

LOVESICK Series 2

Clerkenwell Films / Netflix

Creator, exec producer, writer, 8 x 30"

THE LAST DRAGONSLAYER

Blueprint/Sky One

1 x 120
Adaptation of the Jasper Forde novel
* Nominated “Best Single Drama” Broadcasting Press Guild awards 2017

LOVESICK Series 1 AKA SCROTAL RECALL Series 1

Clerkenwell Films/Channel 4

Creator, exec producer, writer 6 x 30".
Nominated BAFTA Scotland "Best Writer in Film or Television, 2015".

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST Series 2

Warp Films/E4

Writer x4 episodes.
Lead development of series reboot and writers' room

PRAMFACE Series 2

Little Comet/BBC3

Writer, 1 x 30' episode.
Episode 3: "Supermum and Hardguy 2000"

THREESOME, Series 2

Big Talk/Comedy Central

Writer. Episode 1: Back To School",
Writer, Episode 3: Alice's Friend"
Winner Best Sitcom at Montreaux 2012,
BCG Editors' Award 2012

THE MIDNIGHT BEAST

Warp Films/Channel 4

Writer x1 episode, with credited production rewrites across rest of series

ROUTES

Oil/Channel 4

Transmedia project (Creator and Lead Writer)
* Nominated, BAFTA, 2009 – Best Interactive
* Nominated, Writers’ Guild GB, 2009 – Best Script for a Videogame
* Won, BIMA 2009 – Best Content (two further category nominations)
* Won Prix Jeunesse International 2010 - Interactivity Prize
* Won two 2010 IVCA Awards: Gold in Web 2.0; and The IVCA Grand Prix
* Nominated, 2010 MediaGuardian Innovation Award for Use of Web Platforms
* Nominated, 2010 Rockie Award for Original Online Program