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:

Line of Duty: Script to Screen LIVE with Jed Mercurio

Line of Duty: Script to Screen LIVE with Jed Mercurio

In this session Jed Mercurio joins us for an in-depth conversation charting his career thus far.  Jed will then provide an unofficial chat track over a screening of his favourite episode of his hit show Line of Duty.