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Jimmy McGovern

Writer

Agent

Norman North

In development:

BROKEN LA Productions for BBC
Creator and Writer
6 x 60’

THE ADVISORS Blackfella Films – Australia
Story Consultant
6 x 60’

MOVING ON Series VIII LA Productions for BBC1
Creator and Series Script Editor
5 x 45’

Film and television:

REG (LA Productions for BBC1)
1 x 90’

BANISHED (RSJ Films / See Saw for BBC 2)
Creator and Lead Writer
7 x 60′

REDFERN NOW SERIES I, II & III (Blackfella Films – Australia)
Story Consultant
6 x 60′

COMMON (LA Productions for BBC One)
Nominated: TV Movie / Mini-Series, International Emmys 2015

MOVING ON Series III, IV & V (LA Productions for BBC1)
Creator and Series Script Editor

THE ACCUSED II (RSJ Films for BBC1)
Creator and Writer/Co-Writer
Winner: BAFTA Award – Best Drama Writer 2013

MOVING ON Series II (LA Productions for BBC1)
Creator and Series Script Editor

THE ACCUSED I (RSJ Films for BBC1)
Creator and Writer/Co-writer
Winner: Best Drama Series, International Emmys 2011

MOVING ON Series II    2010 (LA Productions for BBC1)
Creator and Series Script Editor

THE STREET Series III (Granada / BBC1)
Creator, Writer and Creative Consultant
Winner: Best Drama, International Emmys 2010
Winner: Best Drama Series, RTS Awards 2010
Nominated:
Best Drama Series, BAFTA Awards 2010

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS (BBC Films / Raging Star)
Feature film commission

MOVING ON (LA Productions / BBC)
Series
Executive Producer

THE STREET Series II (Granada / BBC1)
Creator, Writer and Creative Consultant
Winner: Best Drama Series, International Emmys 2007
Winner: RTS Award 2008
Winner: BAFTA for Best Drama Series 2008

CRACKER (Granada / ITV1)
2 x 120’ special
Director: Antonia Bird
With Robbie Coltrane
Nominated: Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Teleplay 2007

THE STREET (Granada / Ch 4)
Creator, Writer and Creative Consultant
Winner: BAFTA Best Drama Series 2007

GUNPOWDER, TREASON AND PLOT (BBC / Box TV)
4-part mini-series
Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Winner: FIPA D’OR Grand Prize for Best Script, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor 2005

SUNDAY (Box TV and Gaslight / Ch 4)
Director: Charles McDougall
Winner: Prix Italia for Best TV Drama 2002
Winner: IFTA award for Best Single TV Drama 2003
Nominated: Emmy award for Best TV Movie 2002

LIAM (North South Productions / BBC Films)
Director: Stephen Frears

DOCKERS (Parallax / Ch 4)
Workshop with The Initiative Factory
Producer: Sally Hibbin
With Ricky Tomlinson and Ken Stott
Nominated: BAFTA for Best Single Drama 2000

THE LAKES Series I & II (Company Pictures / BBC)
Creator, Writer and Creative Consultant
With John Simm
Nominated: BAFTA for Best Drama Serial 1998
Nominated: RTS award for Best Drama Serial 1998

HEART (Granada Films)
Feature film
Director: Charles McDougall

HILLSBOROUGH (Granada DocuDrama)
Director: Charles McDougall
With Christopher Ecclestone and Ricky Tomlinson
Winner: The South Bank Show Award for Best Television Drama 1996
Winner: 3 BAFTAs including Best Single Drama 1996
Winner: RTS award for Best Single Drama 1997
Winner: WGGB award for best TV Play or Film 1997

GO NOW (BBC Screen Two)
Co-written with Paul Henry Powell
Winner: Prix Europa Prize for Best Television Film
Winner: RTS award for Best Single Drama

HEARTS AND MINDS (Alomo / Ch 4)
4 Episodes Serial
Winner: Prix Europa Prize for Best Drama Series
Winner: RTS award for Best Series Drama

PRIEST (BBC)
Original feature film
Winner: Michael Powell Award for Best British Film 1994
Winner: Peoples Award 1994 Toronto Film Festival 1995
Winner: International Critics Award Berlin Film Festival 1995
Nominated: Best British Film BAFTA 1995

CRACKER I, II & III (Granada)
Originating Producer: Gub Neal
Winner: Best Movie or Miniseries, Best Actor and Best Director of a Movie or Miniseries for “To Say I Love You” at 16th Cable Ace Award 1995
Winner: BAFTA for Best Photography, Best Actor 1994
Nominated: BAFTA for Best Drama 1994
Winner: RTS Best Drama Series and Best Actor 1994
Winner: Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Actor, Best Writer and Best Drama Series 1993
Winner: WGGB Best Original Drama Series 1994

GAS AND CANDLES (BBC Scotland)
Single

NEEDLE (BBC Films)
Single
Producer: George Faber
Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Winner: Samuel Beckett Award

EL CID Series I & II (Granada)
2 episodes

TRAITORS (BBC)
Single

HARD CASES (Central Television)

PATSY (Channel 4)
Feature film commission

BROOKSIDE
Approx. 80 eps

HEROINES SCREW YOU UP (Channel 4)
Film commission

PREMIUM KIDS (Granada)
Original pilot

Theatre:

THE HUNGER (MYPT)
Commission

TAIG (Liverpool Playhouse)
Commission

TRUE ROMANCE (Liverpool Everyman)

CITY ECHOES (Liverpool Playhouse)
Main Stage

BLOCK FOLLIES (Liverpool Playhouse Studio)

CAN’T PAY? WON’T PAY! (Liverpool Everyman)
Adaptation of Dario Fo play

Radio:

FELIX RANDAL (BBC Radio 4)

 

 

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