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Stephen Butchard

Writer

Agent

Bethan Evans

Stephen was born and lives in Liverpool. He is a qualified engineer and spent a year living and working in Beijing, China from September 1993 to October 1994 where he was seconded by the British Government as project manager in charge of upgrading the Beijing underground rail network.

Television

BAGHDAD CENTRAL (Euston Films/Channel 4) Current
6 x 60′ crime thriller based on the novel by Elliott Colla

THE LAST KINGDOM Series I, II & III (Carnival/BBC/Netflix) 2015- Current
Three series: S3 10 x 60′, S1 & S2 8 x 60′  based on The Saxon Chronicles by Bernard Cornwell

THE ILLUMINATIONS (BBC) Current
90′ Adaptation of Andrew OHagan’s novel

THE CHILD IN TIME(Pinewood/SunnyMarch/BBC) 2017
90′ Adaptation of Ian McEwan’s novel

ALLIANCE (BBC Worldwide) Current
2 x 90′

LONELY COURAGE (NBCUniversal) Current
60′ Pilot

JAVIER FALCON (Mammoth Screen /Sky) 2012
Adaptation of Robert Wilson’s novels
2 x 60′

GOOD COP (BBC) 2012
4 x 60′
* RTS Awards 2012 – nomination for Best Drama Serial

STOLEN (Open Door/BBC)
1 x 90′
Winner – Best Drama Serial – RTS Awards 
Nominated – Best Single Drama – BAFTA Awards

FIVE DAUGHTERS (BBC) 2010
3 x 60′
Winner – Best Drama Serial – RTS Awards
Winner – Best UK Feature – Raindance Film Festival
Winner – Best First Episode of a Series or Film – Prix Europa
Nominated – Best Writer – BAFTA Awards
Nominated – Best Series – Broadcast Awards 2011
Nominated – Best Writer: Drama – RTS Awards
Nominated – Best Writer – British Academy Television Craft Awards
Shortlisted – Best Short Form TV Drama – Writer’s Guild Awards

THE HOUSE OF SADDAM (BBC/HBO) 2007
4 x 60′
Winner – Best Drama Documentary – Grierson Awards 2009

VINCENT (Granada) 2005-2007
Creator, Writer – 2 series
Nominated – Prix Italia and Best Series – International Emmy Awards

LIE WITH ME (Granada) 2004
2 part thriller adaptation

LENNY BLUE (Granada) 2002
2 part sequel to TOUGH LOVE, starring Ray Winstone

LITTLE BIRD (Granada) 2000
120’ film

A&E (Granada) 1999-2002
Creator, Writer – 4 series

SOFT SAND BLUE SEA (Diplomat Films/C4) 1998
TV film

ANTONIO 1997
Winner – BBC’s Dennis Potter Award

Theatre

HARRY’S BAG (Liverpool Playhouse) 1995

THUNDERBOLT & LOVESTRUCK (Liverpool Playhouse and Everyman Theatre)
Adaptation of the BBC play

THE WALL (Liverpool Playhouse Youth Theatre) 1988

Radio

HARRY’S BAG (BBC R4) 1997

THE BEAT GOES ON (BBC R4) 1998

THE FOOTBALL PLAY FOR GIRLS (BBC R4) 1996

ALL LOVE AND GHOST TRAINS (BBC R4) 1993

THE CRACK – SUNDAY (BBC R4) 1993

Call Bethan to discuss Stephen or other Writers

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