Damon Rochefort

Writer, creator and producer for television and film

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Damon is a TV creator, producer and writer with a wealth of experience and credits to his name.

Recent projects include Everyone Quite Likes Justin with Justin Moorhouse for BBC Comedy, Puppy Love, a new comedy from Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine and an original drama with Mainstreet Pictures for ITV. 

Previous credits include BBC4’s critically acclaimed series Getting On, which he worked on as a story and comedy consultant, Birds of a Feather and Coronation Street. His many highlights on Corrie include the funeral of the legendary Blanche Hunt, 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 Rochefort was commissioned to adapt them for an ITV 2 one-off of the same name.

Outside of writing Damon volunteers for the Kenyan charity S.A.F.E. (Sponsored Arts for Education) which promotes social health issues like HIV, female circumcision and heroin use through drama. In 2012 he produced and presented Corrie Goes To Kenya, a two-part doc for ITV1.

Previously Damon worked as a music journalist before becoming a recording artist. His international No.1 smash ‘I Wanna Give You Devotion’ by Nomad and its follow-ups sold 3 million copies around the world, and he has also has produced and written for artists including Kim Wilde, LaToya Jackson, Dina Carroll, Kenny Thomas and Bad Boys Inc.



Creator & Writer

Producer Sally Haynes, Laura Mackie

Original drama. 

Mainstreet Pictures
In Development
Producer Michelle Farr
Producer Kieran Roberts
Original Drama
ITV Studios


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
    Core member of the writing team on popular soap since 2004
    Granada 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

    Presenter & Writer

    Talk show
    BBC Wales

    Executive Producer

    In development
  • Jo Brand
  • Joanna Scanlan
  • Vicki Pepperdine

    Script Editor

    A new comedy from Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine
    In Development


    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