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Ben Richards

Writer

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TELEVISION
Production (role):
IF ONLY
Company:
Lookout Point
Project details:
Series in development
Production (role):
SHOW TRIAL
Company:
World Productions
Project details:
Series in development
Production (role):
COBRA
Company:
New Pictures
Production (role):
THE CUCKOO'S CALLING
Company:
Bronte/BBC/HBO
Project details:
Adapted from the Robert Galbraith Novel
Production (role):
THE TUNNEL
Company:
Kudos / Sky One / Canal Plus
Project details:
Lead writer / Executive Producer, Series II

8 x 1 hour

Nominated Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Best Drama Series
Production (role):
FORTITUDE
Company:
Sky / Fifty Fathoms
Project details:
1 Episode, Series I
Production (role):
THE SILVER SWORD
Company:
Gub Neal / BBC
Project details:
Single film adaptation
Production (role):
THE TUNNEL
Company:
Kudos / Sky Atlantic / Studio Canal
Project details:
Lead Writer / Executive Producer, 10 x 1 hour

Starring Stephen Dillane and Clemence Posey

Nominated Best Drama Series International Emmy Awards 2014

Winner Best Multi Channel Programme Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2014
Production (role):
TITANIC
Company:
BBC Worldwide
Project details:
Single film for Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner
Production (role):
THE ISLAND
Company:
World Productions / BBC
Project details:
Original series co-created with Robert Jones
Production (role):
OUTCASTS (Creator / Writer / Executive Producer)
Company:
Kudos / BBC (Series 1)
Project details:
Original 8 x 1 hour series

Lead Dir. Bharat Nalluri

Starring Hermione Norris, Liam Cunningham, Danny Mays, Jamie Bamber and Ashley Walters
Production (role):
SPOOKS (Lead Writer)
Company:
Kudos / BBC (Series 9)
Production (role):
THE FIXER (Creator / Writer / Associate Producer)
Company:
Kudos / ITV (Series 2)
Project details:
6 x 1 hour

Prod. Faith Penhale

Starring Andrew Buchan, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Mullan and Jody Latham
Production (role):
SPOOKS (Lead Writer)
Company:
Kudos / BBC (Series 8)
Production (role):
THE FIXER (Creator / Writer / Associate Producer)
Company:
Kudos / ITV (Series 1)
Project details:
6 x 1 hour

Prod. Faith Penhale

Starring Andrew Buchan, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Mullan and Jody Latham

Winner of RTS Award for Best Series
Production (role):
PARTY ANIMALS (Co-Creator / Writer)
Company:
World / BBC 2 (Series 1)
Project details:
6 x 1 hour

Starring Andrew Buchan, Matt Smith, Patrick Baladi and Raquel Cassidy
Production (role):
SPOOKS
Company:
Kudos / BBC (Series II, III, IV & V)
Project details:
Episodes for series

Series IV nominated for BAFTA Best Drama Series 2005
Production (role):
NO ANGELS
Company:
World / Channel Four (Series 1 & 2)
Project details:
Episodes for series
Production (role):
DIRTY WAR (Script Consultant)
Company:
BBC
NOVELS
Date: 2006
Production (role):
CONFIDENCE
Date: 2003
Production (role):
THE MERMAID AND THE DRUNKS
Project details:
Selected for Richard and Judy’s Summer Read
Date: 2000
Production (role):
A SWEETHEART DEAL
Date: 1998
Production (role):
THE SILVER RIVER
Date: 1997
Production (role):
DON’T STEP ON THE LINES
Date: 1995
Production (role):
THROWING THE HOUSE OUT OF THE WINDOW

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): IF ONLY
    Company: Lookout Point
    Project details: Series in development
  • Production (role): SHOW TRIAL
    Company: World Productions
    Project details: Series in development
  • Production (role): COBRA
    Company: New Pictures
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE CUCKOO'S CALLING
    Company: Bronte/BBC/HBO
    Project details: Adapted from the Robert Galbraith Novel
  • Production (role): THE TUNNEL
    Company: Kudos / Sky One / Canal Plus
    Project details: Lead writer / Executive Producer, Series II

    8 x 1 hour

    Nominated Broadcasting Press Guild Awards Best Drama Series
  • Production (role): FORTITUDE
    Company: Sky / Fifty Fathoms
    Project details: 1 Episode, Series I
  • Production (role): THE SILVER SWORD
    Company: Gub Neal / BBC
    Project details: Single film adaptation
  • Production (role): THE TUNNEL
    Company: Kudos / Sky Atlantic / Studio Canal
    Project details: Lead Writer / Executive Producer, 10 x 1 hour

    Starring Stephen Dillane and Clemence Posey

    Nominated Best Drama Series International Emmy Awards 2014

    Winner Best Multi Channel Programme Broadcasting Press Guild Awards 2014
  • Production (role): TITANIC
    Company: BBC Worldwide
    Project details: Single film for Jane Tranter and Julie Gardner
  • Production (role): THE ISLAND
    Company: World Productions / BBC
    Project details: Original series co-created with Robert Jones
  • Production (role): OUTCASTS (Creator / Writer / Executive Producer)
    Company: Kudos / BBC (Series 1)
    Project details: Original 8 x 1 hour series

    Lead Dir. Bharat Nalluri

    Starring Hermione Norris, Liam Cunningham, Danny Mays, Jamie Bamber and Ashley Walters
  • Production (role): SPOOKS (Lead Writer)
    Company: Kudos / BBC (Series 9)
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE FIXER (Creator / Writer / Associate Producer)
    Company: Kudos / ITV (Series 2)
    Project details: 6 x 1 hour

    Prod. Faith Penhale

    Starring Andrew Buchan, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Mullan and Jody Latham
  • Production (role): SPOOKS (Lead Writer)
    Company: Kudos / BBC (Series 8)
    Project details:
  • Production (role): THE FIXER (Creator / Writer / Associate Producer)
    Company: Kudos / ITV (Series 1)
    Project details: 6 x 1 hour

    Prod. Faith Penhale

    Starring Andrew Buchan, Tamzin Outhwaite, Peter Mullan and Jody Latham

    Winner of RTS Award for Best Series
  • Production (role): PARTY ANIMALS (Co-Creator / Writer)
    Company: World / BBC 2 (Series 1)
    Project details: 6 x 1 hour

    Starring Andrew Buchan, Matt Smith, Patrick Baladi and Raquel Cassidy
  • Production (role): SPOOKS
    Company: Kudos / BBC (Series II, III, IV & V)
    Project details: Episodes for series

    Series IV nominated for BAFTA Best Drama Series 2005
  • Production (role): NO ANGELS
    Company: World / Channel Four (Series 1 & 2)
    Project details: Episodes for series
  • Production (role): DIRTY WAR (Script Consultant)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Project details
  • Date: 2006
    Production (role): CONFIDENCE
    Project details:
  • Date: 2003
    Production (role): THE MERMAID AND THE DRUNKS
    Project details: Selected for Richard and Judy’s Summer Read
  • Date: 2000
    Production (role): A SWEETHEART DEAL
    Project details:
  • Date: 1998
    Production (role): THE SILVER RIVER
    Project details:
  • Date: 1997
    Production (role): DON’T STEP ON THE LINES
    Project details:
  • Date: 1995
    Production (role): THROWING THE HOUSE OUT OF THE WINDOW
    Project details:

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London, W1T 2RH

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