Tony Saint is an award-winning screenwriter for television.
He is the creator, writer and exec producer of BBC1's 8-part series The Interceptor. Tony has recently co-written the TV series sequel to Das Boot for Bavaria Film, Sky Deutschland and Sonar Entertainment.
Tony's television single, Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley, was nominated for a BAFTA Breakthrough Award and the film went on to win three Broadcasting Press Guild Awards as well as achieving nominations for both Best Single Drama at the RTS Awards and Best Documentary Drama at the Grierson Awards.
Tony wrote the original television film Micro Men, starring Alexander Armstrong as Clive Sinclair. The film was directed by Saul Metzstein for Darlow Smithson and the BBC. Micro Men was nominated for an Royal Televison Society Award for Best Multi Channel Programme.
Tony wrote on On Expenses, a BBC4 film about journalist Heather Brooke's campaign for full transparency over MPs expenses under the Freedom of Information Act. The film was named "an outstanding hour" by The Times.
Having written extensively on Series 2 of Sky/Cinemax's Strike Back, Tony returned as showrunner and co-producer on Series 3.
Tony is also a novelist who based his first book, Refusal Shoes, on his experiences working for the UK Immigration Service. He has since written two further novels, Blag and The ASBO Show. All three were published by Serpent's Tail.
Writer & Executive Producer
The Interceptor takes us into the world of a crack undercover team whose unswerving mission is to hunt down some of Britain’s most dangerous and ruthless criminals.
A sequel to Das Boot set to air on Sky in late 2018.
Adaptation of Ian Rankin novel, follow up to The Complaints. Malcolm Fox has been assigned an investigation concerning 3 police detectives, who are suspected of withholding information regarding their fellow co-worker, Paul Carter, who was charged with several acts of sexual assault.
Based on the first in a series of novels by Sven Hassel. Published in 1953, the book provides an account of life as a soldier in European Russia during World War II.
Adaptation of Ian Rankin's novel about a police complaints investigator in Lothian and Borders Police, Malcolm Fox.
Single drama for BBC4 starring Andrea Riseborough about Margaret Thatcher's early career and her struggle to be nominated as a parliamentary candidate in the Finchley constituency.