Jan Smith



TV Credits: Jan has written episodes of DOCTORS (BBC) and RED ROCK (Company/TV3).  Her feature script, WW1 biopic MATA HARI – A MAGNIFICENT LIE, was an Academy Nicholl Fellowship Quarterfinalist. Following winning the C21 International Script Competition with her pilot script for PARASOMNIA, the project was picked up for development by New Pictures/Egeria TV. She is also developing original series THE INCIDENT ROOM, with Red Riding Productions/BBC.

Books: Jan also writes crime fiction. Her Crime novels include, AN ACT OF MERCY (pub. Harper Collins) and the KIPPER COTTAGE MYSTERY series (6 books written), (pub.Inkubator Books), which are available on Amazon, (written under pseudonym, ‘Jan Durham’).

Audio: In  November 2017 Jan’s 10 x 30′ original crime serial drama KILLER BY NATURE – starring Rob James-Collier and Katherine Kelly – was published by Audible.

Other: Jan’s background is in Advertising; she was the UK’s youngest ever creative director and the first female creative director in Scotland.