Howard Overman

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Howard Overman is a television writer who has written scripts for serial dramas such as Hotel Babylon, New Tricks, Hustle, Harley Street and Merlin. He created the series Misfits which won the 2010 BAFTA Television Award for Best Drama Series[1] and the police-procedural comedy Vexed.

In 2010 Overman created the BBC Four drama series Dirk Gently based on the novels by Douglas Adams. He wrote the script for the pilot and the first episode and also served as an executive producer.

He created the BBC One fantasy drama Atlantis first aired in autumn 2013.


  1. ^ "Television Awards Winners in 2010". BAFTA. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 

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