Jed Mercurio

Screenwriter

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Jed Mercurio is one of the few UK script-writers to work as an American-style showrunner. His most recent credit, Line of Duty, is the most watched BBC2 drama series in the multichannel era.

His other credits include Lady Chatterley’s Lover, Critical, Strike Back, Bodies, The Grimleys, Invasion:Earth and Cardiac Arrest. Line of Duty and Bodies are both winners of the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Series, and Jed has been nominated four times for a BAFTA Award, three times for a Writers’ Guild Award and three times for the RTS Award as Best Drama Writer.

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Jed Mercurio is appearing at the following sessions:

Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio

Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio

Join the King of Crime Writing Jed Mercurio, for a session with one of the industry’s most successful writers talking about one of the industry’s most beloved crime dramas.

The BIG Guns of TV

The BIG Guns of TV

Four of TV’s heaviest hitters gather to discuss the past, present and future of British TV. What can we learn from their success and how can we partner with them in the future?