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Lindsey Alford

Lindsey was the Script Editor/Script Executive on six series of Doctor Who, working closely with both Russell T Davis and Steven Moffat. She developed the popular children’s TV show ‘The Sarah Jane Adventures’, and worked as acting Head of Development to Piers Wenger at BBC Wales. Previous to her career in drama, Lindsey spent three years as a Researcher on the BBC Natural History Unit’s digital content and documentaries, including series such as ‘The Life of Mammals’.

Having forged a career as a TV Drama Script Executive, Lindsey is now focussing on her own writing. Since 2020 she has taken part in the BBC Casualty Writers’ Development scheme, written two episodes of Casualty for TX, developed a 60’ pilot script with Red Productions for the BBC TV Drama Writers Programme 2020, and worked across several writers rooms for Apple TV and Disney Star.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2021-2022
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Writer - S36 Ep 21
Writer - S37 Ep 2
Date: 2014-2017
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 9, 10 & Specials (Script Executive)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Showrunner Steven Moffat
Date: 2013
Production (role):
AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Written by Mark Gatiss
Date: 2010-2011
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 6 (Script Executive)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Showrunner Steven Moffat
Date: 2006-2010
Production (role):
DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 3, 4, 5 (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Showrunner S3 & 4 - Russell T Davies.

Showrunner Series 5 - Steven Moffat.
Date: 2008
Production (role):
TORCHWOOD SERIES 2 - 'ADRIFT' (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Written by Chris Chibnall
Date: 2007
Production (role):
THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES - SERIES 1 (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Showrunner Russell T Davies
Date: 2004-2006
Production (role):
CASUALTY (Script Editor)
Company:
BBC
Date: 2003-2004
Production (role):
CASUALTY (Researcher)
Company:
BBC
Date: 2001-2003
Production (role):
BBC NATURE WEBSITE / BBC LIFE / LIFE OF MAMMALS / DOCUMENTARY STRANDS (Researcher)
Company:
BBC
WRITER SCHEME
Date: 2020
Production (role):
HIS GIRLS
Company:
Red Productions
Project details:
BBC TV Drama Writers Programme 2020
Writer 60’ pilot script
Date: 2020
Production (role):
UNTITLED
Company:
BBC
Project details:
Casualty Writers’ Development Scheme 2020
Writer 1 X 45’ script (not for transmission)
Date: 2020
Production (role):
THE WILDING + LIFEBOATS
Company:
Haunted Barn
Project details:
Writers room on various development projects with Peter Harness including ’The Wilding’, ‘Lifeboats’.
STORY CONSULTANT
Date: 2021
Production (role):

COSMONAUTS
Company:
Turbine Studios / Haut et Court TV / Apple TV
Project details:
Story Consultant on 8 x 60’ conspiracy based psychological thriller ‘Constellation’ written by Peter Harness (previously known as Electric Eye’ / ‘Cosmonauts’)
RADIO
Date: 2009
Production (role):
TORCHWOOD - ASYLUM (Co-Producer)
Company:
BBC
Project details:
BBC4 Radio Play

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021-2022
    Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Writer - S36 Ep 21
    Writer - S37 Ep 2
  • Date: 2014-2017
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 9, 10 & Specials (Script Executive)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Showrunner Steven Moffat
  • Date: 2013
    Production (role): AN ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Written by Mark Gatiss
  • Date: 2010-2011
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 6 (Script Executive)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Showrunner Steven Moffat
  • Date: 2006-2010
    Production (role): DOCTOR WHO - SERIES 3, 4, 5 (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Showrunner S3 & 4 - Russell T Davies.

    Showrunner Series 5 - Steven Moffat.
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): TORCHWOOD SERIES 2 - 'ADRIFT' (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Written by Chris Chibnall
  • Date: 2007
    Production (role): THE SARAH JANE ADVENTURES - SERIES 1 (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Showrunner Russell T Davies
  • Date: 2004-2006
    Production (role): CASUALTY (Script Editor)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2003-2004
    Production (role): CASUALTY (Researcher)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date: 2001-2003
    Production (role): BBC NATURE WEBSITE / BBC LIFE / LIFE OF MAMMALS / DOCUMENTARY STRANDS (Researcher)
    Company: BBC
    Project details:
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): HIS GIRLS
    Company: Red Productions
    Project details: BBC TV Drama Writers Programme 2020
    Writer 60’ pilot script
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): UNTITLED
    Company: BBC
    Project details: Casualty Writers’ Development Scheme 2020
    Writer 1 X 45’ script (not for transmission)
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): THE WILDING + LIFEBOATS
    Company: Haunted Barn
    Project details: Writers room on various development projects with Peter Harness including ’The Wilding’, ‘Lifeboats’.
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2021
    Production (role):
    COSMONAUTS
    Company: Turbine Studios / Haut et Court TV / Apple TV
    Project details: Story Consultant on 8 x 60’ conspiracy based psychological thriller ‘Constellation’ written by Peter Harness (previously known as Electric Eye’ / ‘Cosmonauts’)
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2009
    Production (role): TORCHWOOD - ASYLUM (Co-Producer)
    Company: BBC
    Project details: BBC4 Radio Play
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