Adrian Hodges

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Adrian Hodges
Adrian Hodges 2010.jpg
Born (1957-02-04) 4 February 1957 (age 57)
London, England
Occupation Screenwriter, writer, producer
Known for Survivors (2008), BBC1. A modern version of the 1970s drama series set in a post-apocalyptic Britain.

Adrian Hodges is a British television and film writer.

Life and career[edit]

He began his career in journalism for Screen International magazine [1][2] and his screenwriting debut was the 1991 television drama Tell Me That You Love Me, followed by screenplays for The Bridge (1992) and Tom & Viv (1994) for which Miranda Richardson and Rosemary Harris both received Oscar nominations.[1]

After his film adaptation of Julian Barnes's Metroland (1997) Hodges concentrated on writing for television, including Amongst Women (1998), his adaptation of John McGahern's novel for BBC Two, which received a BAFTA nomination for Best Serial and won the Grand Prix award at the Banff Television Festival, The Lost World (2001) and Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003).

In 2005 he wrote the episode "Triumph" for the HBO-BBC series Rome. He has since adapted two of Philip Pullman's Sally Lockhart stories for TV: The Ruby in the Smoke (2006) and The Shadow in the North (production completed 2007).

He is co-creator of the ITV sci-fi drama Primeval, for which he wrote nine episodes in five series. In 2008 he was also reported to be working on and a new adaptation of Silas Marner.[3]

On 22 November 2007, the BBC announced that they were going to remake Survivors, as written by Adrian Hodges. Two series were shown on BBC One, in 2008 and 2010.[4]

Hodges wrote the screenplay for the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn.[5]

Adrian Hodges created the BBC television series The Musketeers, based on the Alexandre Dumas characters, which aired its first season from January to March 2014.

Filmography[edit]

  • The Musketeers
    • "Friends and Enemies" (2014)
    • "Sleight of Hand" (2014)
    • "The Good Soldier" (2014)
  • Survivors
    • "Series One, Episode One" (2008)
    • "Series One, Episode Two" (2008)
    • "Series One, Episode Five" (2008)
    • "Series One, Episode Six" (2008)
    • "Series Two, Episode One" (2010)
    • "Series Two, Episode Six" (2010)
  • Primeval
    • "Episode One" (2007)
    • "Episode Two" (2007)
    • "Episode Three" (2007)
    • "Episode Six" (2007)
    • "Episode Seven" (2008)
    • "Episode Eight" (2008)
    • "Episode Thirteen" (2008)
    • "Episode Thirty-Six" (2011)
  • The Sally Lockhart Mysteries

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