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David Proud

Writer

Agent

Katie Williams

David is an actor, writer and producer, who became the first lead regular disabled cast member of BBC EASTENDERS.

Working with writer Paul Viragh, David is currently developing MAVERICKS, a feature film for BBC Films.

He recently made his directorial debut with SYMPATHY FOR THE LEMON starring Genevieve Barr and Chris Rithin, and he also wrote the short ALARM, both of which premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2017.

In 2016 David was one of 16 disabled artists supported by Channel 4, being placed with Kudos to work on HUMANS series 2.

In 2013 David wrote and produced two short films. AWKWARD TURTLE was picked up by the online channel SBTV Comedy, and THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY, inspired by the works of Charlie Chaplin, has played at notable international film festivals. In 2012 his debut play FRIENDZONE was produced at Theatre Royal Stratford East. With funding from Screen South SEEDA and the National Lottery, David filmed his writing debut in 2011 with WHEELS OF FORTUNE.

David has published THE ART OF DISABILITY, about disability representation in the media, and also works as a consultant for improving diversity across the industry.

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