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Simon Ashdown

Writer

Agent

Bethan Evans

Simon Ashdown was lead writer and Series Consultant on EASTENDERS from 2007-2014. In 2012, he received the Special Achievement Award for his Outstanding Contribution to EastEnders at the British Soap Awards. He has also received 4 BAFTA Awards and three RTS Awards for his work on the show.

DEAD TO ME (Big Light Productions) Current
4 x 60′ Pilot for an Original Series

HOLDING (Blueprint Pictures) Current
Pilot for a Series based on the novel by Graham Norton

TUESDAY FALLING (STV) Current
Pilot for a Series based on the novel by Stephen Williams

GODS OF WAR (The Forge) Current
Treatment for an Original Series

BLACK GOLD (Kudos Film & TV) Current
1 x 60′ Pilot for an Original Series

BLITZ (BBC) Current
1 x 60′ Pilot for an Original Series

THE FAMILY (Company Pictures) Current
1 x 60′ Pilot for an Original Series

OUT (Red Planet Pictures) Current
1 x 60′ Pilot for an Original Series

EASTENDERS (BBC) 1995-2014
Lead writer, Series Consultant
Written over a hundred and fifty episodes

KITCHEN (Ecosse Films/Channel Five) 2006
Creator, Writer
2 x 120′, starring Eddie Izzard

FUNLAND (BBC) 2005
11 x 30’ Co-written with Jeremy Dyson
Nominated – Best Drama Serial – BAFTA Awards

PERFECT (FilmFour) 2003
Short film directed by Rankin

CITY CENTRAL (BBC) 1998

BERKLEY SQUARE (BBC) 1997

CASUALTY (BBC) 1996

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