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William Nicholson

Writer

Agent

Norman North

US Agent: Brian Siberell, CAA

In development:

MAFIYA (Archery Pictures)

HOPE GAP (Origin Pictures/Protagonist Pictures)

Film and television credits include:

BREATHE (Imaginarium Productions)
Starring Claire Foy and Andrew Garfield
Directed by Andy Serkis

EVEREST (Working Title/Walden/Universal)
Starring Keira Knightley and Jake Gyllenhaal
Directed by Baltasar Kormakur

UNBROKEN (Legendary Pictures/Universal Pictures)
Starring Jack O’Connell and Domhnall Gleeson
Directed by Angelina Jolie

MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM (Distant Horizon/Pathé/TWC)
Starring Idris Elba and Naomie Harris
Directed by Justin Chadwick

LES MISERABLES (Working Title/Cameron Mackintosh)
Starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe
Directed by Tom Hooper

THE GOLDEN AGE (Working Title/Universal)
Starring Cate Blanchett
Directed by Shekhar Kapoor

GLADIATOR (DreamWorks)
Credited re-write
Starring Russell Crowe
Directed by Ridley Scott
*Oscar Nomination, Best Original Screenplay
*BAFTA Nomination, Best Original Screenplay

GREY OWL (Beaver Productions)
Starring Pierce Brosnan, Annie Galipeau
Directed by Richard Attenborough

FIRELIGHT (Carnival/Wind Dancer/Hollywood Pics)
Starring Sophie Marceau, Stephen Dillane
Written & Directed by William Nicholson
* Deauville Film Festival 1997 (out of competition)
* San Sebastian Film Festival 1997: Youth Award
* Cinematography Award & Special Jury Award

CRIME OF THE CENTURY (HBO/Astoria Prods)
Starring Isabella Rossellini, Stephen Rea
Directed by Mark Rydell

FIRST KNIGHT (Columbia Pictures)
Starring Richard Gere, Sean Connery
Directed by Jerry Zucker

NELL (Egg/Fox/PolyGram)
Starring Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson
Directed by Michael Apted

SHADOWLANDS (Savoy/Spelling Int)
Starring Anthony Hopkins, Debra Winger
Directed by Richard Attenborough
* Oscar nomination for Best Screenplay (previously produced or published)

A PRIVATE MATTER (HBO/Longbow Productions)
Starring Sissy Spacek, Aidan Quinn

SARAFINA! (Distant Horizon/VPI/BBC)
Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo

THE MARCH (BBC)
95-minute film for television (One World Week)
Starring Juliet Stephenson, Malick Bowens

ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY’S WRITER’S AWARD

SWEET AS YOU ARE (BBC)
70-minute film for television
Starring Miranda Richardson, Liam Neeson
* BANFF Festival 1988 – Best Drama
* RTS 1988 – Best Actress (Miranda Richardson)
* Chicago Film Festival 1989 – Silver Hugo Award

THE VISION (BBC)
110-minute film for television
Starring Dirk Bogarde, Lee Remick, Eileen Atkins, Helena Bonham-Carter

LIFE STORY (BBC)
106-minute film for television
Starring Jeff Goldblum, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alan Howard, Juliet Stephenson
* Locarno Film Festival 1987 – 1st Prize, Television Movie Section
* New York Film Festival 1987 – Best Television Film
* BAFTA 1987 – Best Television Drama
* ACE Award 1988 – Best Picture

NEW WORLD (BBC)
2-hour film for television
Starring James Fox, Bernard Hill

SHADOWLANDS (BBC)
Starring Claire Bloom, Joss Ackland
* BAFTA 1985 – Best Television Play
* BAFTA 1985 – Best Actress (Claire Bloom)
* International Emmy 1986

MARTIN LUTHER, HERETIC (BBC)
65-minute film for television
Starring Jonathan Pryce

Theatre credits include:

KING KONG (The Fugard Theatre, SA) 2017/8

CRASH (West Yorkshire Playhouse)
Starring Carolyn Backhouse, Helen Bradbury, Colin Mace
Directed by Sarah Esdaile

SHADOWLANDS (Wyndhams/Novello Theatres) 2007/8
Starring Charles Dance, Janie Dee, John Standing
Directed by Michael Barker-Caven

THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW (Booth Theatre, Broadway)
Starring John Lithgow, Eileen Atkins, Ben Chaplin
Directed by Daniel Sullivan

THE RETREAT FROM MOSCOW (Minerva Theatre, Chichester)
Starring Janet Suzman
Directed by Christopher Morahan

KATHERINE HOWARD (Chichester Festival Theatre)
Starring Richard Griffiths, Emilia Fox
Directed by Robin Lefevre

MAP OF THE HEART (Globe Theatre, West End)
Starring Patrick Malahide, Sinead Cusack

SHADOWLANDS (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Broadway)
Starring Nigel Hawthorne, Jane Alexander

SHADOWLANDS (Queen’s Theatre, West End)
Starring Nigel Hawthorne, Jane Lapotaire

Novels:

ADVENTURES IN MODERN MARRIAGE (Quercus)

THE LOVERS OF AMHERST (Quercus)

RECKLESS (Quercus)

MOTHERLAND (Quercus)

THE GOLDEN HOUR (Quercus)

ALL THE HOPEFUL LOVERS (Quercus)

RICH AND MAD (Egmont)

THE SECRET INTENSITY OF EVERYDAY LIFE (Quercus)

NOMAD (Egmont)
Book 3 of THE NOBLE WARRIORS Trilogy

JANGO (Egmont)
Book 2 of THE NOBLE WARRIORS Trilogy

SEEKER (Egmont)
Book 1 of THE NOBLE WARRIORS Trilogy

THE TRIAL OF TRUE LOVE (Doubleday)

THE SOCIETY OF OTHERS (Doubleday)

FIRESONG (Egmont)
Book 3 of THE WIND ON FIRE Trilogy

SLAVES OF THE MASTERY (Egmont)
Book 2 of THE WIND ON FIRE Trilogy

THE WIND SINGER (Egmont)
Book 1 of THE WIND ON FIRE Trilogy
Nestle Smarties Prize, Golden Award for 9+ category
Winner of Blue Peter Book of the Year & The Book I Couldn’t Put Down

THE SEVENTH LEVEL (Granada/New American Library)

 

 

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