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Justin Young

Screenwriter, Producer & Playwright
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Justin is currently developing a range of new shows with top independent drama companies including Red Planet, Drama Republic, Big Talk, and Red Productions.

Recent work includes 2 episodes of Dickensian for BBC1/ Red Planet, an episode for series 4 of the hit Amazon/ BBC series Ripper Street and an episode of Death in Paradise.

In 2015, his play In My Father’s Words enjoyed a critically acclaimed run at the 59E59 Theatre in New York.

Justin’s original pilot scripts include Breath In (Drama Republic) Amateur Hour (Red Planet), The Thief Taker (BBC Wales), Nighthawks (Company Pictures).

Justin was Head Writer and Series Producer of Holby City for 3 years, during which the show was BAFTA nominated twice. Other TV writing includes Casualty and Eastenders.

His plays include The Houghamagandie Pack, Fierce – An Urban Myth – both for Grid Iron, Metagama (Soho Theatre), August (National Theatre Studio) and Moonwalking in Chinatown (Soho Theatre.)

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