BAFTA-winning writer working in theatre, television and film. His television work includes The Accountant, which won the BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama, the Critics Award, and a nomination as Best Single Drama by the Royal Television Society. In addition he wrote Fairies (a film based on Conan Doyle’s investigation in 1915 into photographs of fairies), Bloom, Riding South, Buses and This Could Be The Last Time. Fighting For Gemma, a film for ITV, was based on the true story of a family suing British Nuclear Fuels over their daughter’s death from leukaemia. Scab, based on events during the miners’ strike, won the Rai Award at the Prix Italia and Prix Futura at the Berlin Film festival.
Greoffrey wrote for the television series Minder and for Inspector Morse. He wrote a feature film screenplay for Miramax, and had plays produced at the Soho Poly, Croydon Warehouse Theatre, Birmingham Rep and the Young Vic. His adaptation of Tintin’s Great American Adventure (the first time Tintin had been adapted for the stage) was staged at the Arts Theatre, London. His play, Samurai, was included in the Connections Festival at the National Theatre.
THE BEGINNING OF SPRING (Film 4 and BFI)
Adaptation of the Penelope Fitzgerald novel
Adaptation of the Radclyffe Hall novel about the Italian community in early C20th Soho
Based on the book by James Campbell
Geoffrey won multiple awards for his single drama THE ACCOUNTANT, including the BAFTA. Alongside the credits listed below, he also contributed to MINDER, INSPECTOR MORSE, THE KNOCK and Ruth Rendell’s series NO MORE DYING THEN.
THIS COULD BE THE LAST TIME (BBC) 1998
Directed by Gavin Millar
Starring Joan Plowright and Penelope Wilton
FIGHTING FOR GEMMA (ITV) 1992
Directed by Julian Jarrold
THE ACCOUNTANT (BBC) 1989
Won the BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama, the Broadcasting Writers’ Guild Award and was nominated for the RTS Best Single Drama Award.
SCAB (Yorkshire Television) 1985
Won the Rai Television Prize at the Prix Italia and Prix Futura at Berlin in 1987.
DODGER BONZO AND THE REST (Thames Television) 1985
NOBODY’S HERO (Thames Television) 1982
BUSES (BBC) 1980
FAIRIES (BBC) 1978
TREASURE ISLAND (Birmingham Rep)
SAMURAI (RNT’s Olivier Theatre) 2005
Part of the Connections Festival.