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Annalisa Dinnella



Emily Hickman

Annalisa Dinnella began her career as a producer of historical and current affairs documentaries for Channel 4.  Credits include GELDOF ON MARRIAGE with Bob Geldof and WORLD WAR ONE IN COLOUR with Kenneth Branagh.  She was Head of Development at Impossible Pictures and 3BM Television where her research and writing credits include Emmy-nominated THE HOLOCAUST ON TRIAL and BAFTA-winning NUREMBERG – GOERING’S LAST STAND.  THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH, her play for BBC Radio 4, was selected as The Radio Times Critic’s Choice and nominated at the 2016 BBC Audio Awards.  She has since been commissioned by Radio 4 to write SICK, another afternoon play as well as ANNALISA IS AWKWARD, a personal piece of comedy journalism. Annalisa’s original feature screenplay, GIRL BAND is optioned by Andy Paterson (THE RAILWAY MAN) is set to star Sheridan Smith.


GIRL BAND Wilder Films
Original feature screenplay
Sales Agents: Metro International
Producers: Andy Paterson, Annalise Davis
Director: Tom Vaughan
Starring:  Sheridan Smith

SICK, Sweet Talk Productions/ BBC Radio 4
Original radio play
TX: 20th February 2019

ANNALISA IS AWKWARD, Loftus Media/ BBC Radio 4
Radio documentary
TX: 18th January 2019
Annalisa and comedians Jess Thom, Cariad Lloyd and Bethany Black try and fail to come to grips with the slippery social phenomenon that is awkwardness.

1 x 60 minute original pilot episode for six-part television drama


THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH Sweet Talk Productions / Radio 4
Original radio play
TX 6th November 2014
*Radio Times Critics Choice
*Nominated for Imison Award 2016 

DARK MATTERS Series 1 and 2 Wide-Eyed Entertainment / Discovery Channel
13 x 60’ drama-doc series
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