Peter Berry



Stephen Durbridge
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Television – Current

DOING GOOD (Frank Doelger/Intaglio Films/ZDF) – 6-part series about an international aid agency


Television – Recent

THE SUSPECT (World Productions/ITV) 2022 – 5-part series starring Aidan Turner


GANGS OF LONDON (Pulse Films & Sister Pictures/Sky Atlantic/Cinemax) – 10-part action television series, following struggles between rival gangs and other criminal organisations in present-day London

Writer of episodes 3 and 7 and co-writer episodes 4 and 8, co-executive producer for the series.


THE LAST ENEMY (BBC / Box TV) – 5 part serial directed by Iain B. MacDonald

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Carlisle



Winner of Logie Most Outstanding Mini-Series/Telemovie

Gold plaque winner at Chicago International Film Festival for Best Mini-Series

Winner of Australian Film Institute Award for Best Telefeature or Mini-Series, nominated for 6 other AFI Awards


THE UNRAVELLING (BBC) – Series based on the book by political advisor of Emma Sky


FIFA (Bad Wolf/ITV) – Original series about the Fifa Scandal


THE FIRM (Tiger Aspect) – Original series co-created with Tony Fuller about anti-corruption operations in the Met in the ‘90s


THE MAN WHO OWNED THE BOMB (BBCWW/ HBO) – 5 x 60′ based on the books THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB by Richard Rhodes and GENIUS IN THE SHADOWS by William Lanouette

With Paul Giametti


TWO TRIBES (Red/ITV) – Original Manchester-set series about the relationship between MI5 and the Metropolitan Police

Co-created with Tony Fuller


DOMINIC’S – Pilot for an original serial set in a hospital



PRIME SUSPECT VI (Granada Television)

South Bank nomination for Best Drama

BAFTA-nominated Best Drama Series

Emmy-nominations Best Mini-Series

Edgar Allan Poe Award nomination for Best Television Feature



LITVINENKO (Daybreak Pictures / Channel 4) – 1 x 120’ to be directed by Peter Kosminsky


WHITE ROSE REBEL (Free Range Films Ltd) – Screenplay based on the historical novel by Janet Paisley


THE WORDS TO SAY IT (BBC) – 1 x 90’ screenplay based on the experiences of child abuse survivor Shy Keenan


THE BIG PICTURE (Renaissance Films) 2001 – Adaptation of book by Douglas Kennedy


A SUSPENSION OF MERCY (David Heyman/ Warner Brothers Films) – Adaptation of a story by Patricia Highsmith


CRY OF THE OWL (BBC Films – David Thompson, Steve Ujlaki and Antoine de Clermont-Tonnerre)


THE LUZHIN DEFENSE (Renaissance Films – Caroline Woods)

Directed by Marleen Gorris


RIPLEY’S GAME – Uncredited re-write for Fine Line Films


MORALITY PLAY – Uncredited re-write for Renaissance Films


A LIFE FOR A LIFE (Picture Palace/Malcolm Craddick)

(The Stefan Kiszko Story)

Original Screenplay, directed by Steven Whitaker

RTS Awards Best Writer 1998

BAFTA-nominated Best Single Drama 1998


LOVER WITH NO FIXED ABODE – Blue Rose Films/Lynda Myles


GOODBYE MY LOVE (Granada docudrama feature/ A&E – Sita Williams)


PEOPLE WHO KNOCK ON THE DOOR (BBC/Feature Commission )- Adaptation of book by Patricia Highsmith

Executive Producer: Mark Shivas


RATKING 1993 (Zenith Productions) – Television film/adaptation of book by Michael Dibdin




CAR WARS  – Original Screenplay

Funded by NFDF

Co Written with John Mister


MEANS OF EVIL (TVS) – Adaptation for RUTH RENDELL Series




TORCH (Zenith Productions)

Original Screenplay


HEAVEN ON EARTH (Enigma/Warner Brothers/ David Putnam)

Original Screenplay


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