Jack Lothian

Writer for film and television
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Jack Lothian is a film and television writer. His television credits range from Ashes to Ashes and Shameless, for which he wrote the final episode, to Outcasts and Teachers, which gained him nominations for Best Writer at the BAFTAs and Best Young Writer at the Broadcast Awards.

Jack was nominated for a Best Newcomer BAFTA for his first feature film, Late Night Shopping, which won the CICAE Prize at the Berlin Film Festival.

Jack was the showrunner for the final series of Strike Back for Left Bank Pictures and Sky and is currently developing Inheritance with Left Bank Pictures. Jack's drama Harry Price: Ghosthunter, for Bentley Productions aired on ITV1 at Christmas 2015.





Writer & Executive Producer

8 x 60'
ProducerSharon Hughff

Drama series set in a London hotel during World War II

Left Bank Pictures for ITV1
In development
ProducerPhilippa Braithwaite

Showrunning the next two series of the drama about a doctor in a Cornish town.

Buffalo Pictures for ITV1
In development

Writer & Creator

ProducerDenise Paul
DirectorAlex Pillai
  • Cara Theobold
  • Tom Ward
  • Rafe Spall
  • Zoe Boyle
  • Richie Campbell

    Adaptation of the novel by Neil Spring about a ghost hunter and his new assistant set in the 1920s

    Bentley Productions

    Drama based on Jack's comic about a dystopian future

    Left Bank Pictures
    In development

    New drama in development

    Left Bank Pictures
    In development
    Original series  in development with Tiger Aspect and BBC
    Tiger Aspect for BBC
    In development
    Drama series about a rehab clinic
    Tiger Aspect for Channel 4


    CreatorJames Dormer
    ProducerStephen Smallwood
  • Gísli Örn Garðarsson
  • Kieran Bew
  • Lolita Chakrabarti
  • Elliot Cowan
  • Laura Donnelly

    Episode 11 of the series based on the epic poem Beowulf

    ITV Studios for ITV1
    ProducerPhilippa Braithwaite
    DirectorNigel Cole
  • Martin Clunes
  • Ian McNeice
  • Eileen Atkins
  • Joe Absolom
  • Jessica Ransom

    Latest series of the drama about a doctor in a Cornish seaside town

    Buffalo Pictures for ITV1
    ProducerSharon Hughff & Selwyn Roberts
  • Max Beesley
  • Michelle Yeoh
  • Tim McInnerny
  • Sullivan Stapleton
  • Philip Winchester
  • Robson Green

    Showrunner for the final series of the action thriller set in British military intelligence

    Left Bank Pictures for Sky 1
    No Offence
    1 x 60'
    ProducerSimon Meyers
    DirectorMisha Manson-Smith
  • Elaine Cassidy
  • Julie Clerehugh
  • Will Mellor
  • Paul Ritter
  • Alexandra Roach

    Drama show created by Paul Abbott following police in Manchester

    Abbott Vision for Channel 4
    ProducerMatthew Bird
    DirectorPaul Harrison
  • Sarita Choudhury
  • Sara Martin
  • Ben Miller
  • Miranda Raison
    Drama about a detective sent to investigate a murder on a tiny paradise island
    Red Planet Pictures for BBC1
    DirectorBen Bolt
  • Martin Clunes
  • Eileen Atkins
  • Caroline Catz
  • Ian McNeice
  • Claire Bloom
    Long running series following the trials and tribulations of a London doctor who relocates to Cornwall
    Buffalo Pictures for ITV
    CreatorPaul Abbott
  • David Threlfall
  • Rebecca Atkinson
  • Alice Barry
  • Nikita Brownlee
  • Annabelle Apsion
    Jack wrote multiple episodes for the drama set on a Manchester council estate including the final episode
    Company Pictures for Channel 4
    5 x 60'
    ProducerAndrew Woodhead
    DirectorAndy Wilson
  • Elliot Knight
  • Marama Corlett
  • Elliot Cowan
  • Estella Daniels
  • Junix Inocian
    Jack has written five episodes, including the first one
    Impossible Pictures for Sky One
    ProducerToby Welch & Neil Duncan
    DirectorSam Donovan
  • Alex Arnold
  • Dakota Blue Richards
  • Freya Mavor
  • Sam Jackson
  • Sean Teale

    Drama following a group of British teenagers

    Company Pictures for E4
    ProducerMat Chaplin
    DirectorDaniel O'Hara & Jack Clough
  • John Dagleish
  • Sam Robertson
  • Todd Boyce
  • Alex Wall
  • Jacob Chapman

    Teenage comedy set in an elite American summer camp

    Company Pictures for E4
    1 x 60'
    ProducerRadford Neville
    DirectorOmar Madha
  • Jamie Bamber
  • Eric Mabius
  • Hermione Norris
  • Ashley Walters
  • Daniel Mays

    A group of social misfits are sent to colonise a new planet

    Kudos Film and Television for BBC1
    ProducerBeth Willis
    DirectorPhilip John
  • Philip Glennister
  • Keeley Hawes
  • Dean Andrews
  • Marshall Lancaster
  • Montserrat Lombard
    Drama series about a modern police officer who finds herself back in the 1980s
    Kudos Film and Television for BBC
    ProducerNick Goding
  • Olivia Scott-Taylor
  • Dawn Steele
  • Deon Stewardson
  • Stephen Tomkinson
  • Megan Martell
    Long running drama about a Bristol-based vet and his family who emigrate to a game park in South Africa
    Company Pictures for ITV1
    CreatorBen Edwards
    ProducerAlison Davis
    DirectorMartin Dennis
  • Holly Aird
  • Morven Christie
  • Laura Haddock
  • Neil Stuke
  • Jenny Agutter
    Comedy drama about a group of workers at the head office of a supermarket chain who rise to the challenge of relocating to Leeds
    Talkback Thames for ITV
    1 x 60'
    DirectorHelen Shaver
  • Sam Neill
  • Tongayi Chirisa
  • Philip Winchester
  • Anna Walton
  • Sean Bean
    Television adaptation of Daniel Defoe's novel
    Power Television for NBC
    DirectorToby Haynes
  • Liam Boyle
  • Ruta Gedmintas
  • Andrew Knott
  • Georgia Moffett
    Jack wrote the final episode of the Spooks spin-off series 
    Kudos for BBC
    ProducerRichard Burrell
    DirectorWilliam Sinclair and Metin Huseyin
  • Warren Clarke
  • Anthony Head
  • Jenny Agutter
  • Dean Lennox Kelly
  • Paul Barber
    Comedy crime series about a pair of retired burglars who return to their old ways
    Company Pictures for BBC
    ProducerChristopher Aird
    DirectorPaul Whittington
  • Max Beesley
  • Dexter Fletcher
  • Tamzin Outhwaite
  • Emma Pierson
  • Natalie Mendoza
    Drama exposing what really happens behind closed doors at a top London hotel
    Carnival Films for BBC1
    CreatorLana Citron
    Comedy series based on the novel by Lana Citron
    Cuba Pictures for BBC
    In development
    ProducerSusan Breen
  • Bryony Afferson
  • Helena Dowling
  • Craig Kelly
  • Hayley Angel Holt
    Drama series about 4 girls who form a band
    Endemol for Channel 4
    DirectorJeremy Webb
  • Kaye Wragg
  • Louise Delamere
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Jo Joyner

    Comedy drama series about a group of nurses

    World Productions for Channel 4
    Teachers: Multiple Episodes
    BAFTA nomination for Best New Writer
    6 x 60'
    DirectorSusanna White
  • Andrew Lincoln
  • Adrian Bower
  • Navin Chowdhry
  • James Lance
  • Tamzin Malleson
    Series writer for the last two series of the comedy drama following a group of teachers
    Tiger Aspect for Channel 4
    ProducerSue Howells
    DirectorJonathan Fox Bassett
  • Amanda Abbington
  • Mathew Horne
  • Georgia Mackenzie
  • Chris Polick
  • James Murray
    Series about a group of friends who are approaching 30 make a list of unusual tasks to perform before they reach that age
    Tiger Aspect for Channel 4
    ProducerClaire Mundell and Gregor Sharp
    DirectorMartin Burt and Andrew Gillman
  • David Tennant
  • Ian Hanmore
  • Carter Ferguson
  • Trish Mullin
  • Simon Carlye
    Comedy drama series about Glaswegian Terri McIntyre, who owns a tanning salon
    BBC Scotland for BBC
    3 x 30'
    Jack wrote three episodes (including the first and last) of the series for Ideal World and Channel 4
    Ideal World for Channel 4
    ProducerDarren Bender
    DirectorMartin Morrison
  • Henry Hereford
    One-off drama for Channel 4's Dogma Series
    Channel 4



    ProducerGillian Berrie
    DirectorDavid Mackenzie
  • Alastair Mackenzie
  • Jonny Phillips
  • Ewan Stewart
  • David Hayman
  • Victoria Smurfit
    Uncredited script polish
    Late Night Shopping
    CICAE Prize, Berlin International Film Festival, 2001
    ProducerAngus Lamont
    DirectorSaul Metzstein
  • Kate Ashfield
  • James Lance
  • Luke de Woolfson
  • Enzo Cilenti
  • Heike Makatsch
    Film about four young friends who meet up after their tedious jobs each night in a cafe 
    Film Four
    Scottish Screen
    Ideal World Films
    In development
    Film Four
    World productions / DNA
    Advance Party Films
    In development

    Writer & Director

    ProducerIan Burgoyne
  • Katie Brown
  • Lewis Macleod
  • Drew McCusker
  • Craig Steele

    Short film about three friends who spend the night in a haunted house