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Peter Berry

About Peter Berry

Peter worked as a a film editor, director and producer before becoming a screenwriter. He has worked for HBO, Warner Bros., Fine Line, Film Four, BBC Films, Renaissance Films. His work for television includes PRIME SUSPECT (“THE LAST WITNESS”), which was nominated for 3 Emmys, 2 BAFTAs, and picked up the Gold Medal at the New York Television Festival and the BAFTA nominated A LIFE FOR A LIFE for which he won the RTS writer award. He was co-executive producer and writer of four episodes on the BAFTA nominated GANGS OF LONDON for Sky-Atlantic. His script DOING GOOD is scheduled to shoot early 2025. He is currently developing a six part series for NETFLIX.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ORIGINAL SERIES
    • Netflix
    • Peter is currently working on an original series for Netflix, TBA
    • DOING GOOD
    • Intaglio Films/ZDF
    • 6 part series about an International aid agency

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE SUSPECT
    • World Productions/ITV
    • 5 part series starring Aidan Turner
    • GANGS OF LONDON
    • Pulse/SISTER/Sky Atlantic/Cinemax
    • 10-part action television series, writer of episodes 3 and 7 and co-writer episodes 4 and 8, co-executive producer for the series.
    • THE LAST ENEMY
    • BBC
    • 5 part serial directed by Iain B. MacDonald, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Robert Carlisle
    • MARY BRYANT
    • Granada
    • 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
    • TWO TRIBES
    • Red/ITV
    • Original Manchester-set series about the relationship between MI5 and the Metropolitan Police
    • PRIME SUSPECT VI
    • Granada
    • 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

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • 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
    • Adaptation of book by Douglas Kennedy
    • A SUSPENSION OF MERCY
    • avid Heyman/Warner Brothers Films
    • Adaptation of a story by Patricia Highsmith
    • CRY OF THE OWL
    • BBC Films
    • THE LUZHIN DEFENSE
    • Renaissance Films
    • RIPLEY’S GAME
    • Fine Line
    • Uncredited rewrite
    • MORALITY PLAY
    • Renaissance Films
    • Uncredited rewrite
    • A LIFE FOR A LIFE
    • Picture Palace
    • 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/A&E
    • PEOPLE WHO KNOCK ON THE DOOR
    • BBC
    • Adaptation of book by Patricia Highsmith
    • RATKING
    • Zenith
    • TV feature adaptation of the book by Michael Dibdin
    • THE HUNT FOR MARCO POLO
    • Zenith/YTV
    • CAR WARS
    • NFDF
    • Original screenplay
    • MEANS OF EVIL
    • TVS
    • Adaptation for RUTH RENDELL Series
    • A NEW LEASE OF DEATH
    • TVS
    • Adaptation for RUTH RENDELL Series
    • TORCH
    • Zenith
    • Original Screenplay
    • HEAVEN ON EARTH
    • Enigma/Warner Brothers/ David Putnam
    • Original Screenplay