View CV

Colin Bateman

Novelist and writer for film & television

Books
Jonathan Lloyd
+44 (0)20 7393 4418
Email Jonathan
Theatre, Film & TV
Nick Marston
+44 (0)20 7393 4450
Email Nick
Theatre, Film & TV
Camilla Young
+44 (0)20 7393 4450
Email Camilla
Translation Rights
Melissa Pimentel
+44 (0)20 7393 4425
Email Melissa

CV

Television
Writer
Scup 8 x 30'
2013
Stirling Film and Television Limited for TG4
Producer Peter Norris
Director Declan Recks
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Denis Conway, Kelly Gough, Donncha Crowley, Caitriona Mhurchu & Don Wycherley

Irish language series

More
I Predict a Riot 1 x 30'
2012
BBC for BBC
In development
Writer Colin Bateman

 
Tim Brannigan Story 1 x 90'
2011
Avalon Television Limited
In development
Writer Colin Bateman

 
Alice Glass Pilot
2009
Runaway Fridge Television
Writer Colin Bateman

Original pilot about a brilliant but unstable detective

Dancing with the Virgins 2008
Two Four Television
Writer Colin Bateman

Original series

Radio Copeland 2008
BBC
In development
Writer Colin Bateman

 
Rebus: The First Stone 2006
SMG for Koch Vision
1 x 60'
Producer Alan J Wands
Director Morag Fullarton
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Claire Price & Ken Stott

Television series based on Ian Rankin's detective series

Read
Little Fishes 1 x 30'
2005
BBC
Pilot
Writer Colin Bateman

Original pilot for BBC

Watermelon 2003
Accomplice Television for Granada
Producer Saurabh Kakkar
Director Kieron J. Walsh
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Anna Friel & Brenda Fricker

Television adaptation of Marian Keyes' novel

More
Best in the Business 2 x 30'
1996
BBC Northern Ireland for BBC
Writer Colin Bateman

6 part serial for BBC Northern Ireland

Creator and Writer
Murphy's Law 2004
Tiger Aspect Productions for BBC1
Creator Colin Bateman
Producer various
Director various
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring James Nesbitt

Successful long running BBC television drama

More
Theatre
Writer
Teenage Kicks 2013
Millennium Forum
Writer Colin Bateman

An exploration of love, lust and rebellion in the 1970s

More
National Anthem 2010
Grand Opera House, Belfast
Producer Ransom Theatre Company
Director Rachel O'Riordan
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Miche Doherty & Stuart Graham

Colin Bateman's first stage show

Film
Writer
Wild About Harry 2010

 
Writer Colin Bateman

 
The Devil You Know Short
2001
BBC Northern Ireland for BBC Northern Ireland
Producer Pearse Moore
Director Colin Bateman
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Dan Gordon, Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw & George Shane

Short film for BBC Northern Ireland

Turbulent Priests Feature
2000
BBC Films for In development
Director Declan Lowney
Writer Colin Bateman

 
Wild About Harry Feature
2000
Winchester Films for UIP
Producer Laurie Borg and Robert Cooper
Director Declan Lowney
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Amanda Donohoe, Brendan Gleeson & James Nesbitt

Original screenplay for Winchester Films

More
Empire State Feature
1999
Flashlight Films
Writer Colin Bateman

Adaptation of Colin's own novel for Flashlight Films

Bring Me the Head of Oliver Plunkett Feature
1998
Irish Screen
In development
Director Marc Munden
Writer Colin Bateman

 
Divorcing Jack Feature
1997
Scala Productions for Mosaic Movies
Producer Robert Cooper
Director David Caffrey
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Rachel Griffiths, Jason Isaacs & David Thewlis

Feature film adaptation of Colin's own best selling novel for Scala Productions

Jumpers Short
1997
Studio L Productions
Producer Mark Huffam
Director Konrad Jay
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Peter Hanly, James Nesbitt & George Shane

Short about three Christmas shoppers who contemplate suicide

Crossmaheart Feature
1996
Lexington Films
Producer Don Boyd and Stephanie Mills
Director Henry Herbert
Writer Colin Bateman
Starring Maria Lennon, Enda Oates & Gerard Rooney

Adaptation of Colin's own novel, Cycle of Violence, that became the first feature to be shot in Northern Ireland after the ceasefire