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Simon Burke

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Stephen Durbridge

Film

I WAS VERMEER (Montebello Productions/Baby Cow) Current
Adaptation of Frank Wynne book based on a true story

THE EXCEPTION (Egoli Tossell/Ostar Enterprises) 2016
Screenplay based on the Alan Judd novella, starring Christopher Plummer and Lily James. Directed by David Leveaux

JEALOUSY (Pandemonium Films/Northern media) 2016
Original short film starring Paul Nichols. Directed by Anya Camilleri.

THE CALL BOY Current
Original screenplay to be directed by Anya Camilleri , Jonathan Rhys Meyers attached

SATISFACTION Current
Original screenplay to be directed by Anya Camilleri

INFIDELITY Current
Original screenplay to be directed by Anya Camilleri

Television

THE CAESARS (Fifty Fathoms/Sky Italia) Current

FORTITUDE (Fifty Fathoms/Sky Atlantic) 2015-2017
Simon wrote on Series 1 and 4 episodes of Series 2

HARWELL (ITV) Current
Original series set during the Cold War.

THE ACCIDENTAL APPRENTICE (Bad Wolf Productions) Current
Adaptation of Vikas Swarup’s novel set in India.

ZEN (Leftbank Pictures/BBC) 2011
3 x 90′
Based on the novels of Michael Dibdin, starring Rufus Sewell

PERSUASION (Clerkenwell/ITV) 2006
Screenplay based on Jane Austen’s classic novel
Starring Sally Hawkins and Rupert Penry-Jones
Directed by Adrian Shergold

RETURN OF THE NATIVE (Company Pictures) 2008
Screenplay based on the Thomas Hardy Novel

A PASSAGE TO INDIA (ITV) 2008
Screenplay of E M Foster’s classic novel

LOVE FALLS (ITV) 2008

NY-LON (Pandemonium/Channel 4) 2004
Original 7 part series telling the story of a contemporary love affair set between New York and London
Co-created with Anya Camilleri
Starring Stephen Moyer, Rashida Jones

WHITE TEETH (Company/Channel 4) 2001
Adaptation of Zadie Smith’s award-winning novel
Om Puri, Philip Davis; director Julian Jarrold

SONS & LOVERS (Company/Channel 4) 2001
Adaptation of the D H Lawrence classic
Starring Sarah Lancashire and Hugo Speer
Directed by Stephen Whittaker

LIVERPOOL 1 (Lime Street/ITV) 1998-1999
3 part series created and written by Simon
Starring Samantha Janus and Tom Georgeson

TOM JONES (BBC 1) 1997
Starring Samantha Morton and Max Beesley

INTO THE BLUE (Central/ITV) 1996
Starring John Thaw, directed by Jack Gold

THE TURNAROUND (Carlton/ITV) 1995
Starring Clive Owen, directed by Suri Krishnama

FAITH (Central/ITV) 1993
Starring Michael Gambon and John Hannah
Directed by John Strickland

THE GUILTY (Central/ITV) 1991
Starring Michael Kitchen
Directed by Colin Gregg

CHANCER (Central/ITV) 1989-1990
Starring Clive Owen and Leslie Phillips
Directed by Alan Grint

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