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Rachel Flowerday

Writer

Rachel co-developed and co-wrote, with Sasha Hails, the critically-acclaimed 2016 BBC1 adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone. Prior to this, Rachel co-created (with Tashin Guner) and wrote the hit BBC1 mystery series Father Brown, currently in its sixth series (transmitting 2018). Recent development projects include funded development on a detective drama for Channel Four through King Bert (with Tahsin Guner), and a contemporary drama series for ITV through ITV Studios (pilot scripts commissioned). Rachel has worked extensively in BBC Continuing Drama including as a core writer on EastEnders and Casualty.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2016
Production (role):
MOONSTONE (Co Creator)
Company:
King Bert / BBC
Project details:
Co-developed, co-wrote and associate produced (with Sasha Hails) BBC1’s five-part period adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ classic detective novel.
Date: 2012 - 17
Production (role):
FATHER BROWN (Lead Writer)
Company:
BBC One
Project details:
Co-developed with Tahsin Guner

BBC1’s worldwide hit detective drama, now in its sixth series, broadly adapting GK Chesterton’s Father Brown stories, and co-creating format, precinct and supporting characters. The series has been sold internationally to over 50 territories, including across the US, and was Australia’s top-rating Saturday night drama.
Date: 2008 - 15
Production (role):
EASTENDERS
Company:
BBC
Project details:
On the EastEnders core team 2008-10, developing long and short term stories & characters, & writing key episodes: 30 episodes written to date
Date: 2005 - 08
Production (role):
CASUALTY
Company:
BBC Writers' Academy
Project details:
On the Casualty core writing team in ’07-’08; then an ongoing script doctor: 14 episodes written to date, including the 2011 series finale
Date: 2003-05
Production (role):
DREAM TEAM VII - IX
Company:
Hewland International / Sky 1
Project details:
Wrote eleven episodes across three series of Sky’s then-flagship UK drama series
Original Commissions
Date: 2017
Production (role):
DR BLY
Company:
King Bert
Project details:
Original crime series co-written with Tahsin Guner

Episode one script commission - funded development for Channel 4 through King Bert.
Date: 2017
Production (role):
DOUBLE DOWN
Company:
House Productions
Project details:
Treatment Commission with Sasha Hails
Date: 2017
Production (role):
WILKIE COLLINS ADAPTATION
Company:
Studio Lambert
Project details:
Treatment commission with Sasha Hails
Date: 2016
Production (role):
BAD BLOOD
Company:
World Productions
Project details:
Original Crime Series
Date: 2016
Production (role):
BLACK AS INK
Company:
On The Corner
Project details:
Crime series with Tahsin Guner
Date: 2015
Production (role):
MRS. LIRRIPER'S LODGINGS
Company:
World Productions
Project details:
Treatment Commission

Adaptation of Charles Dickens short stories 2015
Date: 2015
Production (role):
COURTING TROUBLE
Company:
Big Tree / DRG
Project details:
Treatment Commission

Kathy Lette novel adaptation
Date: 2015
Production (role):
THE PRISONER OF ZENDA
Company:
Company Pictures
Project details:
Novel Adaptation
Date: 2015
Production (role):
COMING HOME
Company:
ITV Studios
Project details:
Script Commission
Date: 2007-12
Production (role):
TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
Company:
Modern Television / ITV
Project details:
Treatment commissioned for an original episode of a new series of the Roald Dahl-inspired standalone stories
Date: 2007-12
Production (role):
THIS SUMMER
Company:
BBC Wales / Boomerang / BBC 3
Project details:
Treatment commissioned for an original drama series
Date: 2008
Production (role):
A FEW GOOD WOMEN
Company:
TwoFour
Project details:
Episode one script commission

Funded development with ITV through TwoFour

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): MOONSTONE (Co Creator)
    Company: King Bert / BBC
    Project details: Co-developed, co-wrote and associate produced (with Sasha Hails) BBC1’s five-part period adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ classic detective novel.
  • Date: 2012 - 17
    Production (role): FATHER BROWN (Lead Writer)
    Company: BBC One
    Project details: Co-developed with Tahsin Guner

    BBC1’s worldwide hit detective drama, now in its sixth series, broadly adapting GK Chesterton’s Father Brown stories, and co-creating format, precinct and supporting characters. The series has been sold internationally to over 50 territories, including across the US, and was Australia’s top-rating Saturday night drama.
  • Date: 2008 - 15
    Production (role): EASTENDERS
    Company: BBC
    Project details: On the EastEnders core team 2008-10, developing long and short term stories & characters, & writing key episodes: 30 episodes written to date
  • Date: 2005 - 08
    Production (role): CASUALTY
    Company: BBC Writers' Academy
    Project details: On the Casualty core writing team in ’07-’08; then an ongoing script doctor: 14 episodes written to date, including the 2011 series finale
  • Date: 2003-05
    Production (role): DREAM TEAM VII - IX
    Company: Hewland International / Sky 1
    Project details: Wrote eleven episodes across three series of Sky’s then-flagship UK drama series
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): DR BLY
    Company: King Bert
    Project details: Original crime series co-written with Tahsin Guner

    Episode one script commission - funded development for Channel 4 through King Bert.
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): DOUBLE DOWN
    Company: House Productions
    Project details: Treatment Commission with Sasha Hails
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): WILKIE COLLINS ADAPTATION
    Company: Studio Lambert
    Project details: Treatment commission with Sasha Hails
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): BAD BLOOD
    Company: World Productions
    Project details: Original Crime Series
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): BLACK AS INK
    Company: On The Corner
    Project details: Crime series with Tahsin Guner
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): MRS. LIRRIPER'S LODGINGS
    Company: World Productions
    Project details: Treatment Commission

    Adaptation of Charles Dickens short stories 2015
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): COURTING TROUBLE
    Company: Big Tree / DRG
    Project details: Treatment Commission

    Kathy Lette novel adaptation
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): THE PRISONER OF ZENDA
    Company: Company Pictures
    Project details: Novel Adaptation
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): COMING HOME
    Company: ITV Studios
    Project details: Script Commission
  • Date: 2007-12
    Production (role): TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
    Company: Modern Television / ITV
    Project details: Treatment commissioned for an original episode of a new series of the Roald Dahl-inspired standalone stories
  • Date: 2007-12
    Production (role): THIS SUMMER
    Company: BBC Wales / Boomerang / BBC 3
    Project details: Treatment commissioned for an original drama series
  • Date: 2008
    Production (role): A FEW GOOD WOMEN
    Company: TwoFour
    Project details: Episode one script commission

    Funded development with ITV through TwoFour

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