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Vivienne Harvey



Simon Blakey


Vivienne Harvey is a Scottish writer with a sharp eye and a witty, moving take on life. She was selected for the 2015 Channel 4 Screenwriting Development Scheme and the High-end TV Levy/MediaXchange Advanced TV Writing Initiative in 2017.


THE INDIAN DETECTIVE                                     December 2017
Crime Drama set in Mumbai and Toronto
Finale Episode – 1 x 60′ Episode
Big Light Productions / Netflix
Exec. Producer Frank Spotnitz
Starring Russell Peters, Christina Cole, Anupam Kher & William Shatner

MOVING ON VIII                                                    TX’d Nov. 2016
EIGHTEEN – 1 x 45′ Episode
Single drama for the series created by Jimmy McGovern
LA Productions for BBC1
Starring Rosie Cavaliero, Antonio Aakeel & Chris Gascoyne

Critics’ Choice – The Sunday Times
‘…a timely depiction of immigration, bureacracy and humanity’ – Radio Times

YEAR OF THE RAT                                               In Development
Drama Serial
Co-creator/Writer with Neil Lory
Carnival FIlms

ECHOVILLE                                                            In Development
Crime Drama Serial set in the California Desert

SAFE                                                                          In Development
Drama Serial
In development with BBC North
Co-creator/Writer with Neil Lory

ROTTENROW                                                             Pilot Script
Crime Drama Serial
Channel 4 – 4Screenwriting

THE MERCHANT CITY                                         Pilot Script
Television serial pilot script
Set in Glasgow during the Industrial Revolution.


PLAYING DEAD                                                      Upcoming 2018
Original Radio Drama – A road trip in Iraq
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari

STONE – 10 Part Serial                                       Upcoming 2017
Final two episodes of the crime drama starring Hugo Speer as DCI Stone
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari & Gary Brown

STONE – Series Four, Five & Six                      2013-2016
Episodes for Danny Brocklehurst’s Manchester set crime drama
Guest stars: Gary Lewis, Leanne Best & Reece Noi
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari
Pick of the week on Radio 4

MIND THAT CHILD                                              2014
Original Radio Comedy Drama
Starring 14 year-old BAFTA winner Daniel Kerr
BBC Radio Scotland – Producer Gaynor MacFarlane


HIDE & SEEK                                                             2014
Short Film about a Kurdish teenager in a war torn 90’s Iraq
Supported by the Kurdish Regional Government
Pirmam Productions, Director: Namak Khoshnaw

‘Strikingly accomplished’ – Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph

MAM                                                                              2010
Short Film about a child-headed family in Sheffield
Vigo Film
Dir. Hugo Speer
Starring Josie Lawrence & Paul Barber
Winner: Best International Short – Williamsburg Independent Film Festival
Winner:  Best Short – Hull International Short Film Festival
16 Selections in the UK and at International film festivals
Television screenings in the USA, Europe and Canada

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