Malcolm is an award-winning screenwriter from Mansfield whose recent credits include the acclaimed feature film What Richard Did (for which he won Best Screenplay at this year's Evening Standard British Film Awards and Best Script at the Irish Film Awards) and BBC1's upcoming TV series The White Queen. He has written for some of the UK's most popular dramas, including Shameless and Skins, as well as creating the BBC's multi-Bafta-winning educational show L8R and gaining Bafta nominations for his own single dramas, All About Me (BBC1) and Losing It (C4).
What Richard Did, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, is a loose adaptation of Kevin Power's 'Bad Day in Blackrock' and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2012. It went on to become Ireland's most successful film of that year and hit British cinemas in Jan 2013. It will soon be released theatrically in the US, France, Australia and Scandinavia.
The White Queen is an epic TV serial based on Philippa Gregory's best-selling novels about the War of the Roses. Malcolm has written two of the ten episodes.
He is currently developing a number of projects for film and television.