David Allison

writer


TELEVISION

Current original developments include YÉ-YÉ, a series about the French pop scene of the 60s for Red Production Company/Canal Plus, DEAD TO ME, a sitcom co-written with Tess Morris for NBC’s Lucky Giant and BURDEN OF PROOF, a legal thriller for Lenny Henry’s Douglas Road Productions/BBC, SHOP GIRL an adaptation of the memoir of Mary Portas for Hartswood Films, SING IT a musical drama for Red/Zodiak.

David’s 4 part serial BOY MEETS GIRL, a comedy 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 and 2 children and enjoys running, lower league football and obscure 60s pop.