Stephen Thompson (writer)

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Stephen Thompson
Born 1967 (age 46–47)
Nationality British
Occupation playwright and screenwriter

Stephen Thompson (born 1967), sometimes credited as Steve Thompson, is a British playwright and screenwriter. He trained on the RADA playwrights' course, and his first play, Damages was performed at the Bush Theatre in 2004, winning the Meyer-Whitworth Award for new writing.[1] In 2005 he was made Pearson writer in residence at The Bush where his next play Whipping It Up was also performed. Roaring Trade was performed by Paines Plough at the Soho Theatre.[2] His latest play No Naughty Bits was performed at Hampstead Theatre in September 2011.[3]

For television, he has contributed scripts for shows including Doctor Who, Sherlock and Upstairs Downstairs.

Prior to writing he was a maths teacher at Tiffin School.[4]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Damages, Josef Weinberger Plays, 2004.
  • Whipping It Up, Nick Hern Books, 2006.
  • Roaring Trade, Nick Hern Books, 2009.
  • No Naughty Bits, Nick Hern Books, 2011.

Television writing credits[edit]

Production Notes Broadcaster
Doctors
  • Criminal Negligence (2005)
  • Sport for All (2005)
BBC One
The Whistleblowers
  • No Child Left Behind (2007)
ITV
Doctor Who BBC One
Silk
  • Episode 1.5 (2011)
BBC One
Sherlock BBC One
Upstairs Downstairs
  • All The Things You Are (2012)
BBC One
Sinbad
  • House of Games (2012)
Sky1

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