David Allison

writer


TELEVISION

David is currently writing the Season 3 series finale of MARCELLA for Buccaneer/ITV.

Current original developments include YÉ-YÉ, a series about the French pop scene of the 60s, co-written with Axelle Ropert for Studiocanal Original in Paris, HUNTER, an adaptation of the novel THE GUILTY ONE by Lisa Ballantyne, for Hartswood/eOne, and an original thriller, HOTEL DEAUVILLE for Buccaneer.

David’s 4 part serial BOY MEETS GIRL, a comedy drama starring Martin Freeman and Rachael Stirling, was transmitted on ITV1 in Spring 2009. In 2010, he co-created and wrote BEDLAM, a supernatural series for Sky Living, the channel’s first ever foray into original drama. The 6 part series transmitted in Feb 2011 in the UK and on BBC America in Oct 2011. Recommissioned by Sky Living, Bedlam Series 2 aired 2012. Original 5 part legal thriller THE CASE tx’d on BBC1 Daytime stripped across a week in Nov 2011.

David lives in Leeds with his wife, who also works in the industry, and their 2 children. He enjoys running, lower league football and obscure 60s pop.