Damon Rochefort

Writer, creator and producer for television and film

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Damon is a drama writer who works across TV and film.

Credits include Everyone Quite Likes Justin with Justin Moorhouse for BBC Comedy, Puppy Love, with Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine and Getting On, which he worked on as a story and comedy consultant and Birds of a Feather. He is developing a new project for Sky  with Working Men's Productions. 

As a core writer of the Coronation Street team, he has written highlights for the show including the funeral of the legendary Blanche Hunt and Deidre Barlow, the wedding of Carla Connor to serial killer Tony Gordon, and the double episode tracking the immediate, heart-breaking aftermath of the 50th anniversary’s tram crash. 

He also originated a series of online standalone shorts for Corrie, Gary’s Army Diaries, the first of their kind for the show. These were so successful, that Damon was commissioned to adapt them for an ITV 2 one-off of the same name.



Writer & Creator

1 x 60'
Producer Sally Haynes, Laura Mackie

Original drama

Mainstreet Pictures
In Development
1 x 60'
Producer Kieran Roberts
Original Drama
ITV Studios
In development

Original comedy

In development
Producer Jim Poyser
Working Mens Productions for Sky


Core member of the writing team on popular soap since 2004
Granada for ITV1
TV version of Everyone Quite Likes Justin radio show with Justin Moorhouse for BBC Comedy
In Development
Producer Gareth Philips
Director Brian Grant
  • Sapphire Elia
  • Mitch Hewer
  • Adam Garcia
  • Georgina Hagen
    Series following the trials and tribulations of pupils at a performing arts school
    Globe Productions for ITV1
  • Pauline Quirk
  • Linda Robson
  • Lesley Joseph
    Popular sitcom about women brought together when there husbands are thrown in prison for armed robbery.
    Alomo Productions
    Producer Sophie Clarke-Jervoise, Ben Cavey, Derren Litten

    Popular British sitcom featuring an ensemble cast of holiday makers and staff at a hotel in Benidorm, Spain.

    Tiger Aspect

    Script Editor

  • Jo Brand
  • Joanna Scanlan
  • Vicki Pepperdine

    Darkly comic series about life on a hospital ward, starring Jo Brand as part of a nursing team who have to get on with the job despite challenges thrown up by the modern NHS

    BBC for BBC Four
    A new comedy from Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine
    In Development
    Producer Emma Strain
    Director Christine Gernon
    Writer Emma Kennedy
  • Katherine Parkinson
  • Dan Skinner
  • Emma Pierson
  • Harry Peacock

    Script editor for pilot episode of Emma Kennedy's new family comedy

    BBC for BBC One

    Presenter & Writer

    Talk show
    BBC Wales


    Executive Producer

    Director John Stephenson
  • William Roache
  • Julie Goodyear
  • Brian Capron
  • Katy Cavanagh
    A musical celebration of Britain's longest running soap, Coronation Stree, that features stars both past and present and hosted by Paul O'Grady.
    Manchester MEN Arena




    On-line Coronation Street spin-off