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Documentary (Television)

 

Screenplays (film)

 

GOD BLESS AMERICA!

Set in New York, a brilliant young chef is involved in a car accident. Obsessed about his career and believing he will be put away for his misdemeanour, he decides to serve up the compromising evidence to his repugnant aunt in whose house he resides – with surprising results.

 

A PLACE IN THE SUN

An adaptation of Maugham’s classic based around the life of Gauguin – the story tells the tale of Charles Strickland – a man who’s spent a lifetime in the city before leaving all behind for the sake of art. After years of poverty in Paris, Strickland finally departs for the South Seas and a place in history.

 

A MAN FROM TIME APART

The story of John Harrison, the eighteenth century inventor who discovered the solution to longitude – in its day, one of the greatest scientific problems facing man.

 

MESSIAH

The nuclear threat is finally executed over Washington, but strangely there is no fallout. No one can account for this or offer a credible explanation – until John appears. IS he really who he claims and can he bring about the fundamental changes necessary to stop mankind destroying itself?

 

THE KING

Pop promo director and commercials producer unite in an attempt to raise funds for a feature film, their adventures carrying them into unlikely situations surpassing even the plot of their movie project.

 

TRAVELLING LIGHT

Comprised by the IRA, the narrative follows the adventures of an international news reporter as he threads his way from Africa to the UK and Eastern Europe in a plot of intrigue and double-dealing.

 

THE BEACH

Set in a wild a remote part of England, this story of drug running, ebbs and flows amongst a disparate group of men and women.

 

ONCE UPON TIME IN THE UNIVERSE

An alternative view of man’s origins.

 

THE BURNING ZONE

Post holocaust bikers story.

 

CHAMELEON

A young north of England schoolteacher is set upon and raped by a gang; in seeking revenge, she responds using a variety of unusual methods and guises.

 

VICIOUS CIRICLE

An affluent couple seem to have everything to live for but hiding within their marriage lurks the dark secret of a violent relationship.


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Screenplays (Television)

 

THE RENOVATORS

Two men from opposite sides of the social tracks come together in prison united by their love of vintage cars. On release, they manage to begin a legitimate business with all the pitfalls incumbent to those with a criminal past and dealing with the motor trade.

 

PODRIC MOON

Fourteen and nuts about places, Podric’s only other craze is computer games at which he’s a genius. Uniting with a games creator, they invent Ultimate Alternative Reality – an effect by which they can insert their enemies – and their friends!

 

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Treatments

 

THE MIRACLE OF CASTEL DI SANGRO

American journalist Joe McGrinnis went crazy – crazy for soccer. Inspired by watching the World Cup, McGinnis travelled to Italy. Living there for a year, he did not support Inter Milan or Lazio but a tiny village team in a remote region of the country – at team that went from playing local contests to the ranks of Serie B – taking on the likes of Roma, Turin and Venezia – a team that was truly miraculous

 

ENDURANCE

The story of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s failed attempt at crossing Antarctica. With his ship crushed by the ice pack, Shackleton and his men lived 497 days on the floe. Taking to three small boats, they pitched up on Elephant Island – Shackleton continuing to South Georgia, where after climbing a mountain range, he obtained help and brought all his men out alive

 

CANDLE IN THE WIND

The story of Napoleon’s last years in exile on St Helena. The “Little Corporal” who ruled Europe for twenty years or more is finally banished after Waterloo. Arriving in the island at the same time a new tyrannical governor is appointed, the remainder of the self-styled emperor’s life is lived amidst tragedy and discord giving rise to question as to whether he died of natural causes or were darker themes at play…?

 

GET A LIFE

Life being made up of sub cultures, this comedy takes a light look at those who involve themselves in clubs and societies to an obsessional degree. Reality for the protagonist becomes lost in the fantasy world they’ve created for themselves, the climax occurring at a convention in Scarborough when members of the Sealed Know (historic re-enactment society) come face to face with an equally ardent group of Trekkies (Star Trek aficionados) with hilarious results!

 

NEXT!

The story of a casting session: Entering the actors world; their hopes, disappointments and fantasies as they struggle to survive – desperate in their desire to get the part and dreaming of stardom and success.

 

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Drama Treatment (Television)

 

THE ENTERPRISE

Widowed, a young woman finds herself penniless save for a ruined property in France; deciding to live there and rebuild it, she takes her son to the remote village and begins life anew

 

MARILYN

What writer’s portfolio would be complete without a scenario involving La Monroe? A major star in her own lifetime Marilyn had become an icon long before Andy Warhol’s art transformed her image. The struggle for success, the struggle with her mental state, involvement with the Kennedy’s – it’s all here culminating in the tragedy that ended her life. The overdose was depression driven but was it the cause of death and did she really take it?

 

HOLLYWOOD – LUST FOR POWER (MINI SERIES)

Moguls – greed, avarice, energy and raw talent. The men who created Hollywood had all this and more. The story evolves from the discovery of the village itself to the death of the last mogul and the transcendence of television. It’s a tale of adventure and determination and for lust for power.

 

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Drama Documentary (Television)

 

ENEMY MINE

The story of tunnellers in the Great War. When entrenchment began so did tunnelling – both sides burrowing beneath enemy lines and bent on destroying each other from underground. A unique period of warfare, no film has yet been made on this subject.

 

THE GREAT GAME

In 1815 Russian territory extended little further east than Moscow – over 4000 miles from the farthest position of Britain’s empire – the Khyber Pass. By 1914 the British army were looking down the barrels of their Enfield rifles at Russian expansionism and this story tells the tale of how that happened and the relationship between the British and Russian intelligence services – how they would go undercover for sometimes years at a time, gathering information in some of the most isolated and remote regions of the globe. It’s a story of bravery and courage, excitement and endurance.

 

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Documentary (Television)

 

REACH FOR THE SKIES!

Reach For The Skies! tells the stories of men and women who have made restoring and flying old military aircraft their lives. This is much more than a hobby, in some cases it is also their business, but it is always a passion.

 

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