Nick Warburton

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Nick Warburton
Born 1947 (age 70–71)
Occupation screenwriter, author, playwright
Nationality British
Notable works EastEnders
Holby City

Nick Warburton (born 1947) is a British screenwriter and playwright. He has written stage plays, television and radio scripts for series including Doctors, Holby City and EastEnders.


Warburton was a primary school teacher for ten years before deciding to become a full-time writer.[1]

He has been part of the regular writing team on Holby City since 2001. His radio plays, On Mardle Fen, are one of the few recurring series on BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Play strand.[2] His play Beast won the 2005 Tinniswood Award.[3] Setting a Glass was shortlisted for the Tinniswood Award for a drama broadcast in 2010.[4] Witness, an adaptation of the Gospel of St Luke, won the Sandford St Martin Trust Radio Premier award in 2009.[5][6]

He also wrote a screenwriting manual, Writing for TV and Radio: A Writers' and Artists' Companion, in 2015 with Sue Teddern.[7]


  1. ^ BBC Radio plays by Nick Warburton, Sutton Elms
  2. ^ Nick Warburton at Audion Tube
  3. ^ "Radio Drama Previous Winners Society of Authors". Society of Authors. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Ariel - Shortlist announced for first BBC Audio Drama awards". BBC Online. BBC Ariel. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  5. ^ "Awards Archive Sandford St Martin Trust". Sandford St Martin Trust. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
  6. ^ "Nick Warburton". Archived from the original on 5 March 2015. Retrieved 21 May 2015.
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