Lucy Wadham is a critically acclaimed novelist, non-fiction author and award-winning screenwriter who lives between France and the UK and is published in the UK by Faber and Penguin. Julia Kreitman represents her for her Film, Television and Theatre work.
Lucy’s experiences working in France as an investigative journalist have provided the material for much of her work.
TV in Development
Original Series development (Heyday Television)
Original Series development (Carnival Films)
– Entente Cordiale, original series development (Silverprint Pictures / ITV Studios)
– 123 King’s Road (eOne), drama series co-written with her sister, Rose Wadham, is a black comedy loosely based on their childhood growing up off the King’s Road when punk was in full bloom. It won the C21 Screenwriting Award for best pilot for an International drama series.
– Historical Drama Series, (Gurinder Chadha/ Bend It Networks/ BBC). Pilot and Bible commissioned.
– Black Flag. Original thriller series pilot. (Red Production Company)
– 2000 Lost (Faber). This thriller set on Corsica in the world of organised crime and separatist politics was shortlisted for the Golden Dagger Award for crime fiction and twice optioned for the screen, first by John Malkovich and then by actress, Emily Watson.
– 2003 Castro’s Dream (Faber)
– 2006 Greater Love (Faber)
– 2009 The Secret Life of France (Faber) National bestseller list.
– 2013 Heads and Straights (Penguin)
In 2015, Lucy won the Prix des Spectateurs at the Paris des Femmes Festival for her first play, Parfaite. She has also written for operas such as Mariame Clement’s Fairy Queen by Purcell at the Theater an der Wien in Vienna.