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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 Skylight Scheme for emerging writers at the BBC TV Drama Writer’s Festival 2012.


THE INDIAN DETECTIVE                                     Upcoming 2017
1 x 60′ Episode
Big Light Productions / Bell Media, Canada
Exec. Producer Frank Spotnitz

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

SAFE                                                                          In Development
Drama Serial
In development with BBC North
Co-writing with Neil Lory

ROTTENROW                                                             In Development
Crime Drama Serial
Channel 4 – 4Screenwriting

THE MERCHANT CITY                                          In Development
Television serial pilot script
Set in Glasgow during the Industrial Revolution.


PLAYING DEAD                                                      Upcoming 2017
Original Radio Drama set in Iraq
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari

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

STONE – Series Six                                              TX Dec. 2016
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari

STONE – Series Five                                            2015
Series Finale episode entitled ‘Broken’
Guest starring Matthew McNulty & Leanne Best                 
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 MacFarland

STONE – Series Four                                            2013
Episode entitled ‘Blood’
Guest starring Gary Lewis     
BBC Radio 4 – Producer Nadia Molinari


THIS IS YOUR LIFE                                                Spec Script
A coming of old age film…
Feature Film, set in London

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

MAM                                                                              2010
Short Film set in Sheffield
Vigo Films, 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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