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Gareth McLean trained as a journalist and has written for The Scotsman, The Guardian, Radio Times, Attitude and Buzzfeed. He began working in television in 2013, as a storyliner on Coronation Street, where he worked for two-and-a-half years. During that time, he helped kill Hayley Cropper. He subsequently worked in drama development for companies such as Playground Entertainment and Lime Pictures, and started writing his own scripts. Something Borrowed – part of the Mark Gatiss-curated series QUEERS (BBC4) – was his first script commission.

Exposure – White Right: Meeting the Enemy won the International News and Current Affairs Emmy, and Gareth is currently a development producer and writer at Fuuse Films.

He was part of the Royal Court’s Introduction to Playwriting group (2018)

 

Credits

TELEVISION
Production (role):
GILDED
Company:
Lime Pictures
Project details:
Original series in development.
Production (role):
EXPOSURE - WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY
Company:
Fuuse Films
Project details:
Additional Writing

Filmmaker Deeyah Khan joins the frontline of the race wars in America, sitting down face-to-face with Neo-Nazis and fascists.

Emmy Award- International News & Current Affairs
Production (role):
QUEERS
Company:
BBC4
Project details:
"Something Borrowed" Series 1, Episode 8

Monologues in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act.

Director Mark Gatiss

Starrring Alan Cumming

Broadcast Digital Award Nomination - Best Short Form Drama.
THEATRE
Production (role):
Something Borrowed
Project details:
Part of QUEERS - A monologues series curated by Mark Gatiss at London's Old Vic Theatre.

Performed by Mark Bonnar

Credits

  • Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Production (role): GILDED
    Company: Lime Pictures
    Project details: Original series in development.
  • Production (role): EXPOSURE - WHITE RIGHT: MEETING THE ENEMY
    Company: Fuuse Films
    Project details: Additional Writing

    Filmmaker Deeyah Khan joins the frontline of the race wars in America, sitting down face-to-face with Neo-Nazis and fascists.

    Emmy Award- International News & Current Affairs
  • Production (role): QUEERS
    Company: BBC4
    Project details: "Something Borrowed" Series 1, Episode 8

    Monologues in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act.

    Director Mark Gatiss

    Starrring Alan Cumming

    Broadcast Digital Award Nomination - Best Short Form Drama.
  • Production (role)
    Project details
  • Production (role): Something Borrowed
    Project details: Part of QUEERS - A monologues series curated by Mark Gatiss at London's Old Vic Theatre.

    Performed by Mark Bonnar