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Rhidian Brook

About Rhidian Brook

Rhidian Brook is an award-winning writer of fiction. His novels include The Testimony of Taliesin Jones, won several prizes including the Somerset Maugham Award and was made into a film (2001) starring Jonathan Pryce,  The Aftermath which was made into a film (2019) starring Keira Knightley and Alexander Skarsgard and The Killing of Butterfly Joe is also being developed for the screen.  Rhidian is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’.   He once had a job selling butterflies in glass cases.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • Treatment and 1 x 60' pilot for an Original Series
    • BBC
    • Writer, Treatment and 1 x 60' pilot for an Original Series

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • ATLANTIS
    • BBC
    • Writer, 1 x 90
    • SILENT WITNESS
    • BBC
    • Writer, 4 x 60' episodes
    • MR. HARVEY LIGHTS A CANDLE
    • BBC
    • Writer, 1 x 90’film

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE KILLING OF BUTTERFLY JOE
    • Popcorn Group/Kosse Company
    • Screenplay, adapted from his novel of the same name
    • THE AFTERMATH
    • Scott Free/BBC
    • Writer, Screenplay
    • AFRICA UNITED
    • Footprint Films/Pathe/BBC Films
    • Writer, Screenplay
      Winner - Best Children's Film - Stockholm Film Festival
      Nominated - Douglas Hickox Award - British Independent Film Awards
      Nominated - Best Feature - Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival