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Abi Hynes

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Jessica Stewart

Abi is a graduate of Channel 4’s 4Screenwriting programme (2018) and the BBC’s TV Drama Writers’ Programme (2021), and her TV crime thriller LONG LOST was on the Brit List in 2022. Her projects to date include high-octane crime thrillers, character-led dramas, classic adaptations, historical dramas, and horror, fantasy and science fiction projects. She has written the first four episodes of new historical audio drama DARK HARBOUR for Audible, and she is developing a broad range of original TV projects.

As a playwright, Abi graduated from the Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse Young Writers’ Programme in 2010. Since then, her work for stage has been performed in venues across the UK. She is regularly commissioned by LGBT History Month to write new work for stage to shed light on forgotten LGBT stories.

She won the Cambridge Short Story Prize in 2020, and her short fiction has been widely published. Her debut short story collection Monstrous Longing came out in October 2023 with Dahlia Books.