Neil’s many credits include the award winning CBBC/Netflix show The Worst Witch (lead writer), for which he has also received a 2019 WGGB nomination for Best Children’s TV Episode.
Among many other programmes he has written on Emmy Award-winning Free Rein (Netflix), Wolfblood (CBBC), 2 seasons of the award winning House of Anubis (Nickelodeon) The Evermoor Chronicles and The Lodge (both Disney) as well as the classic series Grange Hill for CBBC, writing the last ever episode.
As a writer of adult drama, Neil co-created supernatural drama Bedlam for Sky and has worked on a wide range of series and soaps over his career so far, across all channels, including Waterloo Road (BBC), The Bill (ITV) and Hollyoaks (C4) for which he has written over 80 episodes including the first late-night spin off Breaking Boundaries. He was also a regular writer for Brookside and wrote the series spin-off feature film Unfinished Business.
Neil currently has multiple original projects in commissioned development with a number of producers including an adult horror anthology, a children’s sci-fi, a children’s fantasy and movie based on existing IP.
Nominated for WGGB Award for Best Children’s TV Episode for The Worst Witch
BAFTA-nominated 2019 for Best Children’s Drama for series 3 episode.
The Worst Witch series 3 and 4 – Lead writer and episode writer on 2 seasons (Netflix,CBBC,ZDF)
BAFTA-nominated 2018 for Best Children’s Drama for series 2 episode.
The Worst Witch series 1 and 2 (Netflix,CBBC,ZDF)
The Lodge (Zodiak/Disney)
Free Rein (Lime Pictures/Netflix)
Other Credits – Children’s
The Evermoor Chronicles (Disney)
Evermoor Confidential Chronicles – Shortform Spin-off (Disney)
Wolfblood – Series 3-5 (CBBC/ZDF)
Wolfblood Secrets – Wrote entire short form spin-off (CBBC/ZDF)
Wolfblood: Jana Bites – Wrote entire short form spin-off/S3 prequel (CBBC/ZDF)
Rocket’s Island – Series 2 and 3 (CBBC)
House of Anubis – Series 2 and 3 (Nickelodeon)
Grange Hill – Series 26 to 31 (Mersey TV/BBC1)
Other Credits – Adult
Bedlam – Series 1 and 2 – Co-Creator and writer (Sky/BBC America)
Waterloo Road – (BBC1)
Sex and the Chippy – Co Creator and Writer (E4)
Hollyoaks – Written over 70 episodes (C4)
Hollyoaks Later – including first ever late night special. Series 2, 4 and 5 (E4)
Blue Murder: ‘INSIDE’ – Series 5 (Granada/ITV1)
Blue Murder: ‘NOT A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH’ – Series 4 – Feature Length (Granada/ITV1)
The Bill (Talkback Thames/ITV1)
The Courtroom (Mersey TV/C4)
Brookside (Mersey TV/C4)
Brookside: Unfinished Business – Feature length spin-off (Mersey TV)