4 February 1957 |
|Occupation||Screenwriter, writer, producer|
|Known for||Survivors (2008), BBC1. A modern version of the 1970s drama series set in a post-apocalyptic Britain.|
Life and career
He began his career in journalism for Screen International magazine  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.
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).
|Tom & Viv||
|Heaven on Earth||
|The Lost World||
|Charles II: The Power and The Passion||
|The Ruby in the Smoke||
|The History of Mr. Polly||
|The Shadow in the North||
|My Week with Marilyn||
|13 Steps Down||
|Primeval: New World||
Awards and nominations
|1999||British Academy Television Awards||Amongst Women (shared with Colin Tucker, Jonathan Curling, and Tom Cairns)||Best Drama Serial||Nominated|
|2004||Charles II: The Power and The Passion (shared with Kate Harwood and Joe Wright)||Won|
|2006||Writers' Guild of America Award||Rome||New Series (TV) (with Alexandra Cunningham, David Frankel, Bruno Heller, William J. MacDonald, and John Milius)||Nominated|
|2007||TV Quick Awards||Primeval (shared with Tim Haines)||Best New Drama||Nominated|
|2012||British Academy Television Awards||My Week with Marilyn (shared with Simon Curtis, David Parfitt, and Harvey Weinstein)||Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film||Nominated|
- "Profile: Adrian Hodges", Public Broadcasting Service
- Adrian Hodges at BBC Writersroom. Retrieved 21/10/2011
- thecustard.tv • coming up at the Wayback Machine (archived January 11, 2008)
- "Cult show Survivors to be remade: The BBC is to remake cult 1970s series Survivors, it has announced", BBC News, Thursday, 22 November 2007
- Gritten, David (5 November 2011). "My Week with Marilyn: the true story". The Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group). Retrieved 6 December 2011.