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James Payne

Writer

Agent

Bethan Evans

Television

STAKING A CLAIM (Euston North) Current
Pilot for an original series

THE WINDOW (Fuji/ZDF) Current
Pilot for an original series

POISONx (Company Pictures) Current
Treatment for an original series

HOOTEN AND THE LADY (Red Planet Pictures/Sky) 2016
8 x 60′ Co-creator

THE MUSKETEERS  1 & 3 (BBC) 2014 & 2016
2 x 60′ episodes

MR SELFRIDGE 3 & 4 (ITV) 2014-2015
2 x 60′ episodes

EASTENDERS (BBC) 2002-2009 & 2015
Core Writer – 78 episodes (Including 30th anniversary live episode)
Winner: Best Soap– 2016 BAFTA Awards
Winner: Best Soap – 2015 Broadcast Awards
Winner: Best Single Episode – 2015 British Soap Awards

BY ANY MEANS (Red Planet Pictures/BBC) 2013
6 x 60′ Co-creator, writer

DEATH IN PARADISE 1&2 (Red Planet Pictures/BBC) 2011-2013
2 x 60′ script

FUGITIVES (Tiger Aspect/E4) In development
Original 60′ pilot

HUSTLE 7
(Kudos Film and TV
) 2011
1 x 60′

SHANKABOOT (Batoota Films/BBC World Service Trust) 2010
Developer, co-creator, writer; world’s first Arabic webdrama
Winner – Best Programme: Fiction – 2011 International Digital Emmy
Winner – Reflet D’or – 2010 Geneva Film Festival

ASHES TO ASHES 3 (Kudos Film and TV) 2010
1 x 60′ episode
Nominated – Best Drama Series – Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Awards

MOVING WALLPAPER 1&2 (Kudos Film & TV/ITV) 2008-2009
2×30′ episode

GONE (Red Production Company) 2007
Original Pilot

HOLBY BLUE (Red Planet Pictures/BBC) 2007
1×60’ episode

ARE YOU JIM’S WIFE? (BBC) 2006
Original 60′ BBC1 Play

GREASE MONKEYS (BBC3) 2003

HOLLYOAKS (Lime Pictures/C4) 1999-2001

STARTING OUT (Alomo/BBC) 1999


Radio

AONACH HOURN (BBC R4) 2014
5×15′ serial

LONDON LANDSCAPE 1998
Winner – Playwright of the Year – London Arts Board Radio

WESTWAY (BBC World Service) 1998

PIRATES (BBC R1) 1995
Winner – BBC First Bite Festival

SHIVER BREATHING 1994
Adapted as a stage play for the National Theatre, Cottesloe
Winner – Woolwich Young Radio Playwrights Festival

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