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Loren McLaughlan & Amy Roberts



Emily Hickman

Amy and Loren met in 2011 whilst working as script editors on ‘Shameless’. After storylining and editing series 10 they were commissioned as a duo to write two episodes of the final series.

Prior to joining the editorial team at ‘Shameless’, Amy worked in drama development and production at BBC Scotland for 9 years. Amy went on to script edit ‘Waterloo Road’, ‘Field of Blood’ and ‘River City’ where she headed the story team to a Scottish Bafta nomination. Amy was co-creator and lead writer of Oran Mor’s (Glasgow) soap for the stage, ‘Westenders’ (2009-2010). Amy currently lives in Glasgow.

Loren McLaughlan graduated from University of Manchester in 2006 with an MA in Creative Writing. After working in production for 4 years, Loren moved into scripts in 2010 and worked on various shows, including ‘Coronation Street’ and ‘Shameless’. Loren currently lives in Rochdale.


1 x 60’ episode

FOREIGN BODIES Eleven Films / E4 & TNT
1 x 60’ episode

THE WHITE PRINCESS Company Pictures / Playground Entertainment / Starz
1 x 60′ episode

Treatment commission

Television Credits:

COLD FEET Big Talk Productions / ITV (2016)
2 x 60’ episodes

THE VILLAGE Series 2 Company Pictures / BBC1 (2014)
2 x 60′ episodes

MOUNT PLEASANT Tiger Aspect / Sky 1 (2014)
2 x 60′ episodes

SHAMELESS Company Pictures / C4 (2013)
2 x 60’ episodes


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