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Paul Coates

Writer

Agent

Katie Haines

Paul took a Master’s Degree in Scriptwriting from the Northern School of Film and Television in 1995. Prior to this, a number of his short stories and plays were published by the Playwright’s Publishing Company and Pulp Faction. He is a core writer on Emmerdale and lives in Yorkshire.

Television: Original Material

THE CLUB (Lupa Films)

LUDLOW HOUSE (Fox Television Studios)

CASINO (ITV Studios)

ST JUDES (Lime Pictures) 2007/2008

LOVES LIES BLEEDING (ITV) 2006
A 2-part thriller starring Martin Kemp and Hugo Speer

APOCALYPSE WHENEVER (BBC)
Comedy drama

MATRON (Carlton)
Comedy/drama

FIRST WE’LL TAKE LONDON (Absolutely/Carlton)
Comedy/drama

D I DIAMOND by Peter Lovesey (United Television)
60” pilot

LESSONS IN LOSS (for BBC Director Debut Season)

Series Credits

EMMERDALE (ITV) 2011 – present

HOLLYOAKS (Lime Pictures / C4) 2006- 2011

HOLBY CITY (BBC) 2003 – 2007

EASTENDERS (BBC) 2004 – 2005

PEAK PRACTICE (ITV) 2001-2002

BALLYKISSANGEL (BBC N. Ireland) 1999

EMMERDALE (YTV) 1997 – 1998

WHERE THE HEART IS 1997

DREAM TEAM (BSkyB) 1997

Film

THE AUDITION 1996
Short Film, dir. Naomi Vera-Sanso

PHONE-O-PHOBIA 1995
Short film (based on Paul’s award winning short story)
Dir. Naomi Vera-Sanzo

THE MAGICIAN
Short Film, dir. Collette Cullen

A PRAYER FOR THE NEW HOUDINI (for dir. Andy Shelley)

Theatre

THE RUG ARENA (Bradford Playhouse) 1995

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