John Hickman

John is a screenwriter based in North Shields. He’s written for a number of TV series including EastEnders, Doctors and The Dumping Ground, and he’s currently developing several film and TV projects, including projects with Clerkenwell Films and Lime Pictures. His TV script, The Things, was a winner of the BAFTA Rocliffe writing competition. Formerly a social worker, John has a PhD, with a focus on the onscreen fictional depiction of looked-after children.