A graduate of the BBC Writers’ Academy, Mark has written drama, children’s television, animation, documentaries and short plays. His television credits include Doctors for BBC1, where he is a core writer, and more than twenty episodes of Eastenders. He has also written for Holby City and ‘Missing’ the BBC1 crime series. His short play ‘Jimmy in Broadmoor’ was performed at Theatre 503 just before the news about Jimmy Savile emerged. Another short play, ‘The List’ was performed at the Camden People’s Theatre in 2012. Mark also writes comedy with his writing partner Stephen Keyworth. Their comedy ‘Specials’ was a finalist in the Bafta/Rocliffe Comedy Forum 2013 and they are currently developing an idea for Radio 4.
Core Writer on this long running series. Mark has written over 40 episodes since 2008. His credits include – “Cut Off” Part 1 tbx 13/3/12; “Cut Off” Part 2 tbx 14/3/12; “The Hills” tbx 3/3/12; “Another Year” tbx 2/2/12; “Striking Out” tbx 1/12/11; “House Guest” tbx 27/10/11; Whip Hand” tbx 15/9/2011; “Safe Home” tx 2/8/2011; ep “Moot Point” tx 26/5/2011; “Liar, Liar” tx 14/4/2011; plus 15 others.
Writer on 2 Episodes of this Children’s Animation series.
Producer: Carol Noble.
Developing an original drama series set in 1950’s Soho, with Stephen Keyworth, based on the books by Charles Connell.
Developing Radio Comedy series with Stephen Keyworth.
Original comedy series about volunteer police officers co-written with Stephen Keyworth. The script was reached the finals and was highly Commended by the Rocliffe/Bafta Comedy scheme.
In development at Company Pictures.
A comedy series co-written with Stephen Keyworth, that reached the finals of the ‘Sit-Com Mission’ comedy competition.
Short Play performed at Camden People’s Theatre as part of Pensive Theatre Company’s, Significant other festival of new writing.
Short play performed at the 503 Theatre as part of their rapid response short play showcase.
Writer and Storyliner on this investigative drama series for BBC1 daytime and Leopardrama.
Execs: James Burstall and Joey Attawia
Writer 2x 60 Episodes.
Selected to take part in the BBC’s prestigious writer’s scheme run by John Yorke.
Original feature film about a group of students leaving school.
23 episodes since 1998
Children’s drama series (2 x 30 eps)
Dramatised science series. (6 x 30 eps)
1 Episode of this animated comedy series
Series Producer: Claudia Llyod
Writer on a BBC1 holiday reps comedy/drama series.
2 x 60 Eps
Producer: Julie Gardner
Exec: Mal Young
Co-creator of this television drama about teenagers in a British surfing town.
Original feature length screenplay Optioned by Dogstar Films. Reading at BFI Script Factory.
1 x 30 Ep
Title: “ID Crisis”