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Ed McCardie

Writer

Agent

Julia Kreitman

US Agent: Kevin Crotty @ ICM Partners

In Development

Untitled Feature Film 
BBC Films/ The Ink Factory

Kennedy Project          Single TV Drama
The Forge/ BBC

Recent Television

Lost in Space (Legendary/Netflix)
co-executive producer/writer

Spotless  
Series with Tandem Communications / Canal + Creation Originale
Writer (5 eps), Co-creator and Executive Producer
Tx on Canal +, March 2015
Tx USA on The Esquire Network, November 2015
Available on Netflix

Shameless (Company Pictures / Channel 4)
Series 4-10, 2007-2012
33 x 60 min episodes
Winner RTS North West – Best Drama Series 2007 and Best Continuing Drama 2008
Nominated for BAFTA SCOTLAND – Best Writer 2009 – Ed McCardie

The Last Detective  (LTW for ITV) 2007
2 episodes
90 mins drama series
Episodes: ‘Dangerous’ Liasons’ and ‘Dead Peasants’ Society’

The Innocence Project (Tightrope for BBC NI) 2006
1 episode (Episode 3)
60 min drama series

Molly (BBC) 2006
1 x 60 mins original single drama.  BBC Birmingham Afternoon Play.
NB: Credited under the pseudonym Joseph McIlheney

The Good Citizen (BBC) 2005
1 x 60 mins original single drama.
BBC Birmingham Afternoon Play.
Nominated RTS Midlands Awards, Best Drama
Nominated Broadcast Awards, Best Daytime Programme

London’s Burning (LTW for ITV) 2002
5 x 60 mins; 1 x 120 mins.
Wrote six episodes of eight in series 14.

Night and Day (United TV for ITV)  2001
6 episodes
30 mins drama series

Tinsel Town (Raindog Televison/Deep Indigo for BBC 2/BBC Scotland)  2000
2 episodes, series one (episodes 7 and 8)
45 mins drama series
Winned BAFTA UK, 2001 – Best New Writer, Television Drama Ed McCardie
Winner The Pitch £10,000 Development Award at The Drama Forum,  1998   (Project:  Thicker  Than Water)

 

Ed has also worked as Script Doctor on a number of ITV dramas.

 

Film

Billy and Zorba (Tartan Shorts)
20 mins  35mm
Santuri/Ideal World in association with Scottish Screen and BBC Scotland.
The relationship between a troubled boy and a local fisherman who thinks he’s Zorba the Greek.
Winner Best International Short – Brooklyn Film Festival, 2000

HardNut – A Love Story  (Prime Cuts)
7 mins 16mm
Scottish Film Production Fund, British Screen and Scottish Television.
Janet is Willie’s unrequited love, and the only tool in his armoury is a head thicker than a butcher’s block.
Nominated BAFTA Scotland New Talent – Best New Writer
Nominated BAFTA Scotland – Best Short Film

 

 

 

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