Terry Newman: author, scriptwriter and script doctor

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Terry Newman - current, commissioned and produced writing highlights

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TELEVISION

Glory and Greatness TV Series Pilot

– co-writer. Historical Drama 2018-2019 T. S. Chaudhry

Project Black Bird –

Excitement, Mystery and Magic in Malta

TV Pilot film. Waterslate Film Company, Malta. 2016-17

Lead writer/co-creator

MBFSR for RADEAS Productions. TV Proposal with Pier Productions for C4 2014-2015

Project M Ghost-writing Four episodes of English Language Arabic Historical Epic. 2015

Sit com – commissioned writer, HRH Productions with Grand Scheme Media 2014

Twinkle Twinkle Star - DCreative for STAR Network- Creator and writer. Broadcast 2011

Comedy Sketch show

Fun for all the family with a host of new comedy characters. Co-Creator and writer

BANG sit com – commissioned, co-writer with David Finley 2012

Second Opinion commisioned writer R Scott South Africa 2012

Reptile Days Comedy Drama Series Script Editor Screenplay Productions 2008

120 Days of Saddam – Co-creator, script writer. Series proposal and pilot episode. Screenplay Productions. 2008

'Bremner, Bird and Fortune’. Sketch/gag writer. Channel 4. Producer Mark Robson. BAFTA award nominated series.

Invasion of the Laundry Monsters pilot children's animation script for Carnival Figures.

Holy Shit pilot animation script for Paul Anderson

The Way It Is 2000 BBC 1. Producers Anil Gupta, Alex Walsh-Taylor. Writer.

Rory Bremner, Who Else? 1997-1998. Gag writer. Channel 4.

The Mark Brailsford Show. 1997. Topical Sketch writer. L!VE TV

Lead Balloon.1999. Sketch writer. Paramount Comedy Channel

Ex Machina. 1999 Pilot comedy animation script. Writer and Script Editor. Digital Horde

FILM & DOCUMENTARY

Princess Samounta's Choice

Feature Film set in Laos. Rolling Reel Films Adri Berger director 2019-2020

Triangle in the Sky

Comedy Feature film set in UK. NFD Productions Richard Connew director 2019-2020

BIMI BOO!​ 

Animation writer and song writer

THE UNLOVED

Feature film adaptation of the acclaimed novel for Czech films 2018-19

The Persistence of the Past – short film – co-writer. Joseph Cassidy 2019

Mo in the Dreamtime – co-writer. Animation. Director: Miray Karaduman 2019

Planet Spark– Indian animated children’s education videos - writer. 2018

Project 83 feature film book adaptation Producer Jonathan Weissler Balagan Productions 2018-2019

NMEN – script consultant George P - 2018

Crooked Billet II co-writer, feature film – Director Richard Connew NFD Productions Ltd 2018

The PF – pilot for animated series for children 2018

The Palace of Ephemera – Feature film adaptation Grant Sutton 2018

WAX MEN. co-writer feature film script – M Powell 2017

Behind the Clocktower – commissioned treatment DM UK 2017

All Made Up – THE CRACK – Element Animation YouTube Channel script writer 2017

MATTHEWS - ANIMATED VIDEO

Promotional video written for Seven Media brought to life by Umaxit

MATTHEWS - Feature Documentary 2016-17

Definitive documentary on football genius Sir Stanley Matthews

Staff Writer and pundit

The Two Princesses

Animated children's series for Czech production clients - writer.

CLOCKTOWER - Feature film commission - Producer D. Mitchel 2017

Project WM - feature film co-writer 2017

THE MANGO GIRL

Adaptation to film of the book by Ava Brown 2015. Optioned 2016

CHASING ROBERT BARKER

CHASING ROBERT BARKER 2014

Paranoia in London Town

Script Consultant. Additional Writing.

BEST ACTION FEATURE - UK NATIONAL FILM AWARDS 2016

Rendezvous documentary series 2016

Cornea Productions Turkey

Writer

Espresso Lungo

Espresso Lungo - Short film commission

Anas B - Saudi Arabia. Writer/creator

The SHOCHET AND THE STORYTELLER

Animated feature film . El K Australia 2015.

Scriptwriter

Balls!

BALLS! Feature film Commission 2013-14, Director David Palmer. Writer

BDH Feature Film Script Consultant/CO-WRITER, David Gibb, Canada, 2013

The Second Wife Feature Film. Commissioned Writer Director Leon James, Austalia

SAILORSVILLE

Commissioned film adaptation of the book by Douglas Lipp, USA

The Deepam Feature Film. Commissioned Writer, dcreative 2012

The Tree of Pan 2012

The Tree of Pan

Magical Realism in Madeira

Cinnamon Girl Productions

Script Consultant

The Pictures of Bruno Schulz with Screen South

The Pictures of Bruno Schulz

Feature film based on the life and tragic death of writer and artist Bruno Schulz during World War II.

What Do you Do the Night After You’ve Saved the Universe?

What Do you Do the Night After You’ve Saved the Universe?

Film adaptation of my produced play. What superheroes do on their day off. 

OUT OF IRAQ (co-writer) Tigris Productions.

PIE - animation feature.

Pie: Script Consultant

MENTALO

co-writen with director Marinella de Setti.

THE GREY PANTHER (co-writer) with Paul Evans. Producer Melanie Dicks. Optioned by Handsome films.

Wheelworld animated feature. Homemade Arts and Entertainment. Optioned by producer Ryan Harrison.

Wheelworld

An animation feature based on my recently completed novel of a world where everything (almost) has evolved wheels - nature red in tooth and tread!  

Countdown with producer Hannah Quinn Gosh Productions

VEIL

VEIL - The Dead are hungry and they are heading for the Diner. Cowriter with Andy Dodds, director. 2014

DEJA MOO!

Deja Moo - script and comedy consultant. 2013

Winner Best Teen Film. Stuttgart Animation Festival 2013 Director Stefan Mueller

Mediaola

Short animated cartoon scripts for their in-house characters

Remi Padadac Films(co-writer with David Padadac)

Remi 2012

A lyrical tale about an illegal immigrant in a foreign city, struggling with separation and loss, and finding fortitude and liberation from the most unexpected and unlikely of sources.

'Reliable and Tidy Hoverfly looking for a place to Live'.

Animated short for The Woodland trust. Writer 2006

Saddam's Xmas Grotto Animated short film 2004 writer

Xmas Fun with Saddam and the gang!!

Last Letter from London (co-writer with David Barret) Carpenter's Mess Media. In production.

Last Letter from London

Before the painting, before the problems, Van Gogh wakes up to the strangest of days.

Off-Side(co-writer with Makalla Robotham) In development. Unknown Poets

The Green Wave' in development. Marchmont Films.

The Green Wave

The Taxi driver's urban legend changes the lives of two passengers.

School Trip - co-writer with director Markus Meedt 2012

STAGE

#itwasntme

Stage play - dark comedy 2018 

Guido

Musical - 2018

Mile High

Mile High

Comedy musical . Co-writer words and songs.

The Lost Theatre London 2013

Lucifer - My Part in the New Labour Project

Lucifer - Brighton, London and Edinburgh 2011

At last, the version of the story that we have all been waiting to hear; the real insider's account of the political events that have shaped a generation. New Labour - what exactly was the Devil's role?

Adam and Eve and Eric The Nomad Players (from an Arts Council grant). Nomad Theatre, East Horsely 2008

What Do You Do The Night After You’ve Saved the Universe? Canal Café Theatre May 2005.

Being Dennis Potter – Canal Café Theatre 2005.

The Life and Times of a Wonder Woman. New York 2004. The Puffin Room, Skullduggery Productions. Edinburgh, 2003. C- Venue. Jackson Lane Theatre, London 2004. Hazlitt Theatre Maidstone, Kent 2004 CRITICS' CHOICE – The Herald

The Life and Times of a Wonder Woman

This multi-layered, one-hour, one-woman show is an ingenious conceit, a way of talking about feminism, sexuality and society's view of women, told through the history of a cultural icon … part history lesson, part feminist tract, all funny... New York Times

Dulcas’s Women – Jackson Lane Theatre March 2004, Jackson Lane Theatre March 2004 Pleasance Theatre Edinburgh 2003 . Nominated STAGE BEST ACTRESS. Fringe Report DRAMA WRITER OF THE YEAR 2004

DULCAS'S WOMEN is 14 sketches …. written with wit and guile by Terry Newman, Dulcas's Women is an alluring showcase of his dramatic work, varying from the hilarious, to the profound - and each acutely observed. Fringe Report Drama Writer of the year 2004

Burke and Hare -HAIRLINE HIGHLIGHT AWARD WINNER

Burke and Hare

A very black comedy based on the Edinburgh grave robbers who gave up robbing graves for murdering people.

C venue Edinburgh 2003

Brockley Jack Theatre, London, March 2004. Now available to download from The Wireless Theatre Company and Amazon Audible

Comedy on 5, 2000. Topical sketch writer. Harvey Nichols, London.

West Ending, 2000. CAA (Club for Acts and Actors) London.

Newsrevue, 1996-2013. Canal Cafe Theatre London. C Venue and The Underbelly, Edinburgh. Script editor/writer.

The Green Room Election Special, 1997 Green Room, London.

RADIO/AUDIO

Adam and Eve ... and Eric

Sparkling audio adaptation of the top comedy from The Wireless Theatre Company

Modern Times Monologues – RADEAS Productions for The Janice Forsyth Show BBC Scotland 2014

Radeas Productions and BBC Scotland

Hooray for Holyrood!!

Political sit com - writer and co-creator. Broadcast pilot commissioned by BBC Scotland 2012.

Plus non-broadcast pilot

The Bearded Ladies 2004 Radio 2. Writer. Producer Carol Smith.

The News Huddlines 1997-2002 Radio 2. Commissioned writer. Producers Steve Doherty/Carol Smith.

The Russ Abbot Show Celador Productions, Producer Dirk Maggs. Celador Productions.

The Way It Is . Series 1-7.1998-2002 Radio 4. Commissioned writer. Producers Anil Gupta, Ash Atalla and Alex Walsh Taylor.

So What If I Am? Radio 4. Writer. Producer Maria Esposito.

The Tango Tea ladies’ 1999. Award-winning Commercial Radio Advertising Campaign. Sketch writer. With Mark Wooton.

Dead Ringers 1999. Sketch writer. Radio 4. Producer Bill Dare.

What on Earth 1998 Radio 2. Commissioned writer. Producer Maria Esposito.

The Games Up 1998 Radio 5. Commissioned writer.

Week Ending 1997-1998 Radio 4. Commissioned writer.

COMMERCIAL

Coping with Fear - Charity Video writer

Daily Drive– Radio commercial

Scriptwriter for Phone App Company

BEKO Master Housework Campaign

scriptwriter

An Audio Tour of the Docklands Light Railway

Audio Guides written for Oculus Design & Communications Limited, Reading for the Docklands Light Railway

MEMRISE

Learning powered by Imagination

Script writer

Crunch Time Media

Script Consultant

Appear to me, York.

Ultra reality applications. Appeartome, for York Tourist board. Scriptwriter

Labface.com

Article writer

Process Engineering

Article Writing

Bloghazard

Science insight site! And a variety of science blogs.

DTV UK LtdLondon.

Script writer

(see The Interrogators personal training video - creator)

Buzz my Goat – internet/mobile phone company. Head Script writer

Personalised Hollyoaks videos for Buzz my Goat

Media Training and Corporate video company

Script Consultant

Adviweb

Internet Audio Recordings

voice recordings for mobile phones. Script writer.

DCreative

Head Script Writer

118 118

Comedy writer for Audio campaign

NOVELS eBOOKS and MANUSCRIPTS

The King of Elfland's Little Sister

The next adventure of the #1 Kindle Bestselling Epic Fantasy Detective Strongoak

Delightful children's story

Tarquin and his Troop

Delightful verses for little readers and their parents

The Resurrection Show

co-writer as Dalter T Newman

Sf satire - "Thoroughly enjoyable, funny and thought provoking read"

’50 Finest’ Script Doctor – GoChannel. Tim Exell 2016

Harper Voyager 2015. #1 Kindle Bestseller Epic Fantasy 

Windy Press Children's ebook - co-editor

Blue Hamster Project Ghost-writing and adding comedy to Autobiography

E. Phant Project - Ghost-writing and adding comedy to children’s novel.

SEE ALSO:

A Widow's Weeds - Short graphic story

One woman's look at her life on

what should be the saddest of days