Alex is an acclaimed TV scriptwriter and has been lead writer on various series including Sir Gadabout The Worst Knight which won an Indie Award. Alex himself won Best Writer Award in the 2003 Children’s BAFTAs.
His first novel, The Talent Thief, was published by Macmillan in October 2006 and optioned to Universal Studios. An equally imaginative and unique novel, The Storm Maker, followed in 2008.
Alex has also written an original family screenplay with the development backing of the Film Council and adult scripts and comedy. He is currently writing for various children’s series including Kazoops, The Clangers and Luo Bao Bei.
2017 Luo Bao Bei – Cloth Cat Animation
7 episodes commissioned
Ricky Zoom – Frog Box/EOne
Clangers – CBeebies
2 scripts commissioned
Kazoops – Cheeky Little
30 minute special commissioned
2015 – 2016 Kazoops – Cheeky Little
24 scripts for animation series commissioned
2012-2013 Bookaboo Series 3 – Happy Films/cITV
Commissioned writer for scripts and sketches across the series (Canadian co-pro)
2011-2012 Chuggington – Ludorum/CBeebies
6 animation scripts commissioned
2008-2011 Bookaboo (Series 1 and 2) Happy Films/cITV
2006 – The Secret Show – Collingwood O’Hare
1 episode of animation series commissioned
2005 – Like A Balls – Cosgrove Hall
8 scripts of children’s animation series commissioned
2004 – The Lady Grace Mysteries
Wark Clements/BBC TV
Commissioned to write 2 x 30 minute script for children’s Elizabethan detective drama.
2003 – P J Mole – Disney TV
8 scripts for pre-school show
The Adventures of Clairity Fairlight – BBC Wales
Commissioned to write 2 extended treatments for an original adult drama series.
2002 – Sir Gadabout – The Worst Knight in the Land
Series 2 – Alibi Productions/ITV
Lead writer. Bible update and 5 x 30 minute scripts.
2001 – Sir Gadabout – The Worst Knight in the Land
Series 1 – Alibi Productions/ITV.
Lead writer. Bible and 5 x 30 minute scripts.
(Winner of children’s category in Indies Awards 2003 (Children). Nominated for Children’s BAFTA’s (2002).
2000/2001 – Spheriks
Bible and Lead Writer of 11 scripts for animation series based on World Cup 2002 mascots
Slave Studios/Passion Pictures.
2000/2001 – The Kingfisher Tailor
Original animation series project (co-devised with Hilary Baverstock)
Bible and 2 scripts – Pepper’s Ghost
2000 – The Further Adventures of “The BFG”
Lead writer – New Bible and further script – EVA Entertainment.
The Silver Baby
Commissioned to rewrite screenplay – Hilary Baverstock
Original adult screenplay optioned by Vanson Productions.
1999 – The Further Adventures of “The BFG”
Lead writer – Bible and 30 minute pilot script for new animation series based on Roald Dahl’s “BFG”
Pearson Television/EVA Entertainment
1998-2000 – The Fanmaker
An original live action fantasy screenplay for a family audience
Vanson Productions supported and funded by British Screen
Storm After Calm – short film – winner of a Fuji Scholarships award for “Film Most Suitable for Theatrical Release”
Experience of freelance design