Jonathan Wilson is a screenwriter with a passion for visual storytelling and a gift for narrative pacing and suspense. He likes to tell stories full of big ideas that can reach a large audience. Jonathan has written straight drama but loves to work within a genre framework as well, particularly in terms of his own original material.
In October 2016, Jonathan was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA in the Writer Film/Television category for River City.
THE CROWN 2018- Present
RIVER CITY 2013 – 2018
60-min continuing drama
Series 19, Episode 24 Series 18, Episode 15 Series 17, Episode 23 Series 17, Episode 10 Series 16, Episode 17 Series 15, Episode 20 Series 14, Episodes 3 & 16 Series 13, Episodes 1 & 23 Series 12, Episode 6 (TX Date: 06/05/14) Series 11, Episode 19 (TX Date: 04/02/14) Series 11, Episode 5 (TX Date: 29/10/13) Series 10, Episode 24 (TX Date: 09/09/13)
MEAN CITY 2015
9 x 60-min TV drama.
Post-war noir conspiracy thriller set in 1950s Glasgow.
(Pilot script and series outline)
THE BAD SPACE
3 x 60-min TV drama.
Dark crime thriller set within the world of pre and post-Leveson tabloid journalism.
(3 x episode treatments)
6 x 60-min TV drama.
Twisted Gothic crime thriller set in the rural wilds of northern Scotland. (Being developed)
A brutal story of revenge set in 14th Century Scotland during the Wars of Independence. (Being developed)
THE HOUND OF HEAVEN
Black comedy caper about a crime gone horribly wrong. (Being developed)