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Helen Blakeman

Writer

Agent

Emily Hickman

 

Helen Blakeman

Helen is an award winning writer for stage and screen.  She won the George Devine Award for her debut play CARAVAN and a BAFTA award for her BBC adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s DUSTBIN BABY which also won an International Emmy Award.

Recent development projects include a feature adaptation of the Noel Streatfeild classic WHITE BOOTS.

Current:

 

LES PETITES MORTES

Pilot 1 x 60’, Drama Series
Wall To Wall Television

Film and Television:

HETTY FEATHER Christmas Special
CBBC in-house
A musical, based on the book by Jacqueline Wilson.

CALL THE MIDWIFE Series 7
Neal Street / BBC1
1 x 60’ episode

HETTY FEATHER Series 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 2015 – 19

CBBC in-house
Based on the book by Jacqueline Wilson
Lead writer and associate producer of 6 X 10-part series

*2016-18 BAFTA nomination for Best Children’s Drama Writer and Best Children’s Drama Series

*2016/7 WGGB nomination for Best Children’s Drama Writer

DUSTBIN BABY 2009
1 x 90’ adaptation based on the book by Jacqueline Wilson
Kindle Entertainment / BBC
Starring Juliet Stevenson and David Haig
Winner: BAFTA Children’s Award Best Writer 2009
Winner: International Emmy Best Children and Young People’s Progamming 2009

HOLLYOAKS 2007 – 2010
Regular Script Writer
Lime TV

PLEASURELAND 2003
Original single
Kudos/Ch4
Director: Brian Percival
Nomination: RTS Network Newcomer
Nomination: BAFTA Best New Writer


Theatre:

CLOUDBUSTING 2011
Production for the 2011 New Connections Season
Adapted from the book by Malorie Blackman
National Theatre

THE MORRIS
 2005
Hampstead Theatre Commission
Liverpool Everyman
Director Indhu Rubasingham
Eleanor Rathbone Writers’ Award 2004

NORMAL 2000
Bush Theatre
Published by Faber
Pearson Award for Best Play 2000

CARAVAN 1997
Bush Theatre
Liverpool Everyman 2nd production
Published by Methuen
Winner: Pearson Award 1997 
Winner: George Devine Award 1998

Helen is Chair of the BAFTA Children’s Committee and a trustee of the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Theatres.

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