Fflur Dafydd is a multi-platform writer who writes in Welsh and English. She is the sole creator and writer of all 24 episodes of PARCH, the popular returning BAFTA Cymru nominated series for S4C about a female vicar, which is now in its third series. She is the writer and co-producer of the feature film Y Llyfrgell/The Library Suicides, based on her own book, which was released in 2016, and won the Best Performance Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival and a BAFTA Cymru award for Best Director. She is also the co-director of Ffilm Ffolyn, a film production company she founded with multi award winning director Euros Lyn. In 2016 she was longlisted for a BIFA for debut screenwriter and, in 2017, she was nominated for a BAFTA Cymru for best writer.
She is also an award winning novelist and singer songwriter. Her novel ‘Twenty Thousand Saints’ won the Emerging Writer award at the Hay Festival in 2009, and she became an International Fellow of the Hay Festival in 2013. She has also participated in Iowa University’s world renowned International Writing Program, and is a graduate of UEA’s creative writing course.
She is currently developing many TV, film and theatre projects in the UK and internationally, as well as writing the new series of the award winning S4C thriller 35 Diwrnod.