Nick Leather

writer


TELEVISION & STAGE

Nick Leather is a BAFTA, RTS and Writers’ Guild of Great Britain award-winning writer.  His work includes the single drama ‘Mothers Day’ (BBC2/RTE), for which he was
nominated for the Writers’ Guild Award for Best Short Form Drama and the RTS Award for Best Single Drama 2019, and the single drama ‘Murdered For Being Different’ (BBC3),
which won the BAFTA and RTS Awards for Best Single Drama 2018, and was nominated for a Rose D’Or, Broadcast and British Screenwriters’ Award.

Previous productions credits include Jimmy McGovern’s drama series ‘Broken’ (BBC1) and ‘The Worst Witch’ (CBBC/Netflix), for which he was nominated for a Writers’ Guild
Award 2018. He created the children’s drama series ‘Rocket’s Island’, which ran for three seasons, won a Prix Jeunesse and was BAFTA nominated for ‘Best Children’s Drama’ in 2014 and 2016.

Current original commissions include: SLEEPER (Euston Films), THE CONTROL ROOM (Hartswood/BBC), MUSKER (BBC Worldwide/LA Productions).  Nick is currently writing multiple episodes of series 2 of McMAFIA for Cuba Pictures/BBC/AMC.

For the theatre, Nick’s debut stageplay ALL THE ORDINARY ANGELS was produced at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre and won the Pearson Award for Best New Play, BILLY WONDERFUL was produced at the Liverpool Everyman.