These are brief loglines for my current project list – the things I am writing (or have written most recently) in each format. My full list of projects can be viewed on the relevant TV, short film or feature film pages, while two page pitches, full scripts and manuscripts can be provided on request – just give me a shout.
TV – Sleeper
66-year-old Russian widow Yana’s quaint home counties retirement is upturned when her chemotherapy triggers dormant cold war post-hypnotic training as a Soviet sleeper agent.
TV – Kingdom. Power. Glory.
Congolese priest Father Kabila faces secrets and suspicion after he rejects a Vatican promotion to uncover the truth after witnessing an abused boy’s suicide in his Donegal church.
TV – The Wild West Country
Fargo meets Luther in a black comedy about Matilda Moody, a struggling PHD Criminology student who finds her quaint Cornish fishing village ruled by a vicious, diabolical family of drug smugglers.
Short film – A Dog Is For Life
Suicidal and depressed, Demelza promises to leap from the cliffs of her Cornish village once her elderly dog Lucky, and last tie to the world dies. Can she find a reason to live before he snuffs it?
Short – Monster Next Door –
A dark comedy fantasy homage to Rear Window. The Tudor family are ethical human-friendly vampires hiding in suburbia who discover that their neighbour is a serial killer, and risk exposing their secrets to bring him to justice.
Feature film – Kill the Rabbit
Mary Poppins with more gun fights. An adventure about Gidgit, a cartoon-obsessed girl whose parents hires a trio of drifter ex-soldiers to protect their Cornish pub from extortionate criminals.
Feature film – Tracy’s Time Heist
A time travel adventure. When teenage tearaway Tracy is transported back to Cornwall in the eighties, she uses the opportunity to try and fix the neglectful parents who gave her and her baby brother Ricky up to foster care.