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Russell T Davies

Writer

Agent

Bethan Evans

Russell T Davies was awarded the 2006 Dennis Potter Award at BAFTA for his writing services to television and an OBE in the Queen’s 2008 Birthday Honours list for services to drama. Russell was born in Swansea in 1963. A graduate of Oxford University, he completed the BBC Director’s course before becoming a TV producer. He started writing whilst working in the Manchester department of Children’s BBC and has gone on to create several award-winning series including Bob & Rose, The Second Coming, the revival of the classic British science fiction series Doctor Who, and the trilogy Cucumber, Banana and Tofu for which he won the BAFTA for Best Drama Writer and BPG Innovation Award in 2016. In 2015 Russell was awarded the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for his Outstanding Contribution to Writing. In addition to his television work, Russell also wrote the DOCTOR WHO novel DAMAGED GOODS.

A VERY ENGLISH SCANDAL (Blueprint Pictures) Current
3 x 60′ Writer & Executive Producer, based on the bestselling book by John Preston. Directed by Stephen Frears and starring Hugh Grant.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (BBC Wales) Current
Writer & Executive Producer, 1 x 90′ adaptation of Shakespeare’s play of the same name

CUCUMBER (Red Production Company/Ch4) 2015
Creator, Writer & Executive Producer
BAFTA – Best Drama Writer – 2016
Innovation Award for Cucumber/Banana/Tofu – Broadcasting Press Guild Awards – 2016

BANANA (Red Production Compant/Ch4) 2015
Creator, Writer & Executive Producer

ALIENS VS WIZARDS (BBC) 2012-2013

Co-creator (with Phil Ford), Executive Producer
12 x 30′ series

TORCHWOOD: MIRACLE DAY (BBC Wales/Starz/BBC America) 2011
Creator, Lead Writer & Executive Producer
10 x 60′ serial

TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (BBC Wales) 2009
Creator, Writer & Executive Producer
5 x 60′

THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES (BBC Wales) 2007-2011
Creator, Writer & Executive Producer; all 5 series

TORCHWOOD (BBC Wales) 2006-2008
Creator, Lead Writer & Executive Producer; 2 series

DOCTOR WHO (BBC Wales) 2004-2009
Lead Writer, Executive Producer; 4 series + 8 Specials
BAFTA Cymru – Best Screenwriter – 2009
BAFTA Cymru – Best Screenwriter – 2007
BAFTA – Best Drama Series – 2006
“Industry Player of the Year” at the Edinburgh International Television Festival – 2006
BAFTA Cymru – Siân Phillips Award for Outstanding Contribution to Network Television – 2005

CASANOVA (Red Productions/BBC3) 2005
Writer, Executive Producer
3 x 60′ mini-series

MINE ALL MINE (Red Productions/ITV) 2004
Writer, Executive Producer
1 x 90′ & 4 x 60′ episodes

THE SECOND COMING (Red Productions/ITV) 2003
Writer, Executive Producer
2 x 90′
Nomination – Best Writer – RTS Awards – 2004

BOB & ROSE (Red Productions/ITV) 2001
Creator, Writer, Co-producer
6 x 60′ episodes
Best Writer of the Year – British Comedy Awards – 2001
Best Comedy Drama – British Comedy Awards – 2001

QUEER AS FOLK (Red Productions /C4) 1999
Creator, Writer, Co-producer; 2 series

THE GRAND (Granada/ITV) 1997-1998
Creator, Lead Writer
18 x 60′ episodes

CENTURY FALLS (BBC) 1993
Creator, Writer
6 x 25′ episodes

DARK SEASON (BBC) 1991
Creator, Writer
6 x 25′ episodes

Other television work includes LINDA GREEN, TOUCHING EVIL, THE HOUSE OF WINDSOR, SPRINGTIME and CHILDREN’S WARD (BAFTA Best Children’s Drama 1987)

Call Bethan to discuss Russell T or other Writers

+44 (0)20 7467 0121