Isabelle Grey

Isabelle Grey


Isabelle Grey is a novelist and screenwriter. Her novels of psychological suspense, Out of Sight and The Bad Mother, are published by Quercus, who will publish her first crime novel, Good Girls Don't Die, in October.

Her most recent television drama is ‘Tina’s Story’, an episode of the award-winning BBC1 series Accused written with Jimmy McGovern and starring Anna Maxwell Martin, Ewen Bremner, Robert Sheehan and John Bishop.

She is currently developing original drama projects with Hat Trick and Red Productions.

Isabelle began writing for television with a BBC1 commission for two pilot episodes developing her idea for a war-time medical series. Since then she has contributed to numerous drama series, including The Bill, Casualty, Wycliffe, Rosemary & Thyme and Midsomer Murders, Two of her Wycliffe episodes were described by The Daily Telegraph as 'a gem of a screen play' and The Daily Mail as 'the best one ever'.

She has original drama commissions from Scottish Television, Carnival and Working Title TV, and also wrote the acclaimed BBC1 docu-drama Genghis Khan.

She began her career as a feature writer for national newspapers and magazines, and, under her maiden name, Isabelle Anscombe, is the author of several non-fiction books.