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Vivienne Harvey

About Vivienne Harvey

Vivienne’s first TV commission EIGHTEEN won an RTS Award in 2018. She wrote the final two episodes of Writers Guild Award winning radio drama STONE and her first single for Radio 4 PLAYING DEAD was shortlisted for the Tinniswood Award, both 2019.

Vivienne grew up in Glasgow and originally trained as an actor. She was selected for the prestigious Channel 4 Screenwriting Course in 2015 and the Screenskills/MediaXchange Advanced TV Drama Writing initiative 2017/18 – which culminated in a writers exchange in Los Angeles.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE MIGRANT (Feature Film)
    • Xilam Animation, France
    • Dir: Kan Muftic
    • KIN
    • Silverprint Pictures
    • Original TV Drama
    • BADLANDS
    • Sid Gentle Films
    • Based on Swedish crime thriller ‘Watching You’ by Arne Dahl TV Crime Drama Serial

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • SHETLAND (Series 8)
    • Silverprint Pictures
    • 1 x 60' Episode
    • MRS SIDHU INVESTIGATES
    • Monumental Pictures/Acorn
    • 2 x 90’ ep of new crime drama
    • HARLOTS
    • Monumental Pictures/Hulu/BBC
    • Series 3 Episode 5
    • CLINK
    • LA Productions/Channel 5
    • Episode 4 ‘Cribs’
    • THE INDIAN DETECTIVE
    • Big Light Productions/CTV/Netflix
    • Crime comedy drama set in Mumbai and Toronto / Finale episode 1 x 60’ / Winner - Golden Screen Award - Canadian Screen Awards 2019
    • MOVING ON VIII - EIGHTEEN
    • LA Productions for BBC1
    • 1x 45’ Episode / Single drama for the series created by Jimmy McGovern / RTS Award Winner 2018
    • ROTTENROW (Pilot Script)
    • Channel 4 - 4Screenwriting
    • Crime Drama set in Glasgow

Film

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • HIDE & SEEK (Short Film)
    • Pirmam Productions
    • Short Film about a Kurdish teenager during the 1990’s Iraq war Supported by the Kurdish Re-gional Government / ‘Strikingly accomplished’ - Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph
    • MAM (Short Film)
    • Vigo Films
    • Short Film about a child-headed family, set in Sheffield Director: Hugo Speer / Starring: Josie Lawrence, Ronan Carter, Tisha Merry & Paul Barber Winner: Best International Short – Williamsburg Independent Film Festival Winner: Best Short - Hull International Short Film Festival

Audio

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • BBC Radio 4
    • 5 Part Crime Serial / First episode of the final series starring Hugo Speer as DCI Stone / Producer Nadia Molinari
    • BBC Radio 4
    • Original Radio Drama set in Iraqi Kurdistan / roducer Nadia Molinari Starring Nadia Emam, William Ash, Shervin Alenabi & Shaniaz Hama Ali Shortlisted for the Tinniswood Award 2019 Critics’ Choice - Radio Times
    • BBC Radio 4
    • 10 Part Crime Serial / Final two episodes of Manchester set crime drama starring: Hugo Speer, Christine Bottomley, Jill Halfpenny and Kieran O’Brien / Producers Nadia Molinari & Gary Brown Winner - Best Radio Drama - Writers Guild Awards 2019 Finalist - BBC Audio Drama Awards 2019
    • BBC Radio 4
    • Series Four, Five & Six / Episodes for Danny Brocklehurst’s crime drama / Guest stars: Gary Lewis, Matthew McNulty, Leanne Best & Reece Noi / Producer Nadia Molinari Pick of The Week - Radio 4
    • BBC Radio Scotland
    • Original Radio Comedy Drama / Staring 14 year-old BAFTA winner Daniel Kerr / Gaynor MacFarlane