Film, TV & Theatre

We represent both established and up-and-coming screenwriters and playwrights, creating acclaimed and successful work for cinema, television, theatre and new media. Our stable of writers includes BAFTA, Emmy and Olivier award-winners working on both sides of the Atlantic. The department is also highly skilled in negotiating the sale of screen and stage rights to the books we handle.

To find out how to submit your work to the Film, TV & Theatre department please click here.

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Film, TV & Theatre Intern

The Film, TV & Theatre department at David Higham Associates have a vacancy for a part-time intern to work two days a week (day to be agreed subject to availability), from 9.15am – 5.30pm.

We pay a modest salary, but do not contribute to travel or accommodation costs.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, focused individual with good administrative skills and who is keen to learn more about working in a literary agency. A demonstrable interest in Film, TV and/or theatre is essential.Office experience preferred, but we will provide training.

Tasks will include:

  • Reading scripts and writing reports
  • Preparing sales and marketing materials
  • Updating and maintaining the database
  • Basic agreement administration
  • Ad hoc research
  • Photocopying, scanning, and filing contracts
  • Completing the scanning of contracts not on the database
  • General support to the Film, TV and Theatre department as required

To apply, please email your CV and a brief covering letter to Hannah Ladds at

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.

Applications close midnight Sunday 8th September.

Interviews will be held w/c 16th September 2019, with the position to start as soon as possible.