Birmingham writer Alex successfully changed his career by one letter from waiter to writer when his script HOOKED was produced as part of Channel 4’s prestigious Coming Up scheme in 2011. Since then he’s shadowed Paul Abbott’s writer’s room on the final series of SHAMELESS, been selected for the Fresh Voices BAME Bootcamp, and won a place on the BBC Drama Writer’s Programme where he developed his comedy-drama GINGERBREAD with Red Production Company. He has written for HOLLYOAKS, TIN STAR S3 and ACKLEY BRIDGE S4 and is currently writing on THE LAST KINGDOM S5 for Netflix. He has original projects in development with Vertigo Films/Snda, Big Light Productions and Cosmopolitan Pictures/Clerkenwell Films, and is working up several other original TV Series
He is of Indian and Jamaican heritage and is a father of twins.