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Sarah Quintrell

Writer

Represented by:

Humphrey Elles-Hill

Sarah is currently adapting THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE for House Productions/Netflix, based on Stuart Turton’s Sunday Times bestselling novel, and is also working on an adaptation of Janice Hadlow’s THE OTHER BENNET SISTER for Bad Wolf/Sky. She’s also writing new Netflix series HEAT for World Productions (inspired by Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton’s book), is writing on NEVER LET ME GO for DNA/FX and she also wrote on THE POWER for Sister Pictures/Amazon, adapted from the New York Times bestseller by Naomi Alderman.

Sarah’s writing debut ELLEN (Channel 4), was directed by Mahalia Belo and starred Jessica Barden. It won the BAFTA Cymru for TV/Feature Film, the Broadcast Award for Single Drama, the PRIX Italia for International Drama and the Writers’ Guild Award for Short Form Drama (2017) . Sarah was nominated for the BAFTA Breakthrough Talent at the Craft Awards and went on to be named as one of 2017/18’s BAFTA Breakthrough Brits. Sarah is now working with Belo again, writing new feature WEDLOCK for Film 4/Number 9 Films/Protagonist.

Working alongside director Kath Mattock and documentary-maker Nick Holt, she created crime thriller THE TRIAL: A MURDER IN THE FAMILY which aired on Channel 4 to rave reviews. She also wrote on the second series of HIS DARK MATERIALS for Bad Wolf/BBC/HBO.

Credits

TELEVISION
Date: 2022
Production (role):
THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE
Company:
House Productions / Netflix
Project details:
Based on Stuart Turton's book
Date: 2022
Production (role):
HEAT
Company:
World Productions / Netflix
Project details:
Inspired by the book HEAT OF THE MOMENT by Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton
Date: 2022
Production (role):
NEVER LET ME GO
Company:
DNA/FX
Project details:
Based on the book by Kazuo Ishiguro
Date: 2022
Production (role):
THE OTHER BENNET SISTER
Company:
Bad Wolf / Sky
Project details:
Adaptation of Janice Hadlow's book
Date: 2022
Production (role):
FLEETWOOD ASSASSIN
Company:
Lookout Point
Date: 2020
Production (role):
THE POWER
Company:
Sister Pictures/Amazon
Date: 2020
Production (role):
HIS DARK MATERIALS S2
Company:
Bad Wolf/BBC/HBO
Date: 2017-
Production (role):
The Stolen Child
Company:
Lookout Point/Channel 4
Project details:
6 part fantasy drama
Date: 2017-
Production (role):
Kin
Company:
Paul Whittington
Project details:
Developing a television project with multi-BAFTA nominee, director Paul Whittington (LITTLE BOY BLUE, THE MOORSIDE)

Lookout Point
Date: 2017
Production (role):
The Trial: A Murder In The Family (Writer)
Company:
Dragonfly TV / Channel 4
Project details:
Docudrama

Aired on Channel 4 from 22nd - 26th May 2017

Nominated for Broadcast Award for Best Original Program
Date: 2016
Production (role):
Ellen (Writer)
Company:
Touchpaper TV / Channel 4
Project details:
TV Movie

WINNER: Coming Up film for Channel 4 2015
Broadcast Award for Best Single Drama 2016
BAFTA Cymru for Best Feature/Television Film 2017
Production (role):
Shameless (Writer's Scheme)
Company:
Company Pictures
Project details:
On the shadow writing scheme
FEATURE FILM
Date: 2022
Production (role):
WEDLOCK
Company:
Number 9 Films / Protagonist / Film4
Project details:
Based on the book by Wendy Moor
Director: Mahalia Belo
THEATRE
Date: 2015
Production (role):
Demented (Writer)
Company:
Old Red Lion Theatre, London
AWARDS
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Welsh BAFTA
Company:
Won Best Feature / Television Film (ELLEN)
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Prix Italia
Company:
Best TV Drama (ELLEN)
Date: 2017
Production (role):
BAFTA Crafts Awards
Company:
Nominated for Best Breakthrough Talent (ELLEN)
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Broadcast Awards
Company:
Won Best Single Drama (ELLEN)
Date: 2017
Production (role):
Writers Guild Of Great Britain Awards
Company:
Won Best Short Form TV Drama (ELLEN)

Credits

  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): THE SEVEN DEATHS OF EVELYN HARDCASTLE
    Company: House Productions / Netflix
    Project details: Based on Stuart Turton's book
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): HEAT
    Company: World Productions / Netflix
    Project details: Inspired by the book HEAT OF THE MOMENT by Dr Sabrina Cohen-Hatton
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): NEVER LET ME GO
    Company: DNA/FX
    Project details: Based on the book by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): THE OTHER BENNET SISTER
    Company: Bad Wolf / Sky
    Project details: Adaptation of Janice Hadlow's book
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): FLEETWOOD ASSASSIN
    Company: Lookout Point
    Project details:
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): THE POWER
    Company: Sister Pictures/Amazon
    Project details:
  • Date: 2020
    Production (role): HIS DARK MATERIALS S2
    Company: Bad Wolf/BBC/HBO
    Project details:
  • Date: 2017-
    Production (role): The Stolen Child
    Company: Lookout Point/Channel 4
    Project details: 6 part fantasy drama
  • Date: 2017-
    Production (role): Kin
    Company: Paul Whittington
    Project details: Developing a television project with multi-BAFTA nominee, director Paul Whittington (LITTLE BOY BLUE, THE MOORSIDE)

    Lookout Point
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): The Trial: A Murder In The Family (Writer)
    Company: Dragonfly TV / Channel 4
    Project details: Docudrama

    Aired on Channel 4 from 22nd - 26th May 2017

    Nominated for Broadcast Award for Best Original Program
  • Date: 2016
    Production (role): Ellen (Writer)
    Company: Touchpaper TV / Channel 4
    Project details: TV Movie

    WINNER: Coming Up film for Channel 4 2015
    Broadcast Award for Best Single Drama 2016
    BAFTA Cymru for Best Feature/Television Film 2017
  • Date:
    Production (role): Shameless (Writer's Scheme)
    Company: Company Pictures
    Project details: On the shadow writing scheme
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
    Project details
  • Date: 2022
    Production (role): WEDLOCK
    Company: Number 9 Films / Protagonist / Film4
    Project details: Based on the book by Wendy Moor
    Director: Mahalia Belo
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2015
    Production (role): Demented (Writer)
    Company: Old Red Lion Theatre, London
  • Date
    Production (role)
    Company
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Welsh BAFTA
    Company: Won Best Feature / Television Film (ELLEN)
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Prix Italia
    Company: Best TV Drama (ELLEN)
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): BAFTA Crafts Awards
    Company: Nominated for Best Breakthrough Talent (ELLEN)
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Broadcast Awards
    Company: Won Best Single Drama (ELLEN)
  • Date: 2017
    Production (role): Writers Guild Of Great Britain Awards
    Company: Won Best Short Form TV Drama (ELLEN)
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