Paul Matthew Thompson

Writer for television, radio and film
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Biography

Paul Matthew Thompson is a TV writer and storyliner who graduated from the BBC Drama Writers Academy Course. He currently writes for Casualty, Holby City and Eastenders

He has also written episodes for the war time drama Land Girls, and the popular adaptations of G K Chesterton's Father Brown stories for BBC One. Paul is a core writer on Doctors, with 40 episodes commissioned to date, winning Best Storyline at the British Soap Awards 2009. 

Paul worked as a programme associate at BBC Entertainment, and wrote for programmes such as The Weakest Link, Children in Need and Outtake TV. He has abridged over 40 books. 

Recently Paul has written episodes of Vera for ITV.

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TV

Writer

Producer Letitia Knight
 

Detective drama series

ITV Studios for ITV1
In development
 
Producer Ceri Meyrick
Director Ian Barber
Starring
  • Mark Williams
  • James Dreyfus
  • Martin Docherty
  • Tom Chambers
  • Anna-Louise Plowman
  •  

    Third series of the BBC drama about a crime fighting priest

    BBC for BBC1
     
    Producer Jonathan Phillips
    Director Ian Barber
    Starring
  • Nancy Carroll
  • Sorcha Cusack
  • Anton Lesser
  • James Laurenson
  •  
    Second series of the drama about a crime fighting priest
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Father Brown: Series 1
    Best Drama/Fictional Programme, RTS Awards 2013
    1 x 45'
    Producer Ceri Meyrick
    Director Ian Barber
    Starring
  • Sorcha Cusack
  • Alex Price
  • Hugo Speer
  • Malcolm Storry
  •  

    RTS award winning episode for Best Drama/Fictional Programme

    BBC for BBC1
     
    Director Ian Barber
    Starring
  • Mykola Allen
  • Mark Benton
  • Lou Broadbent
  • Susan Cookson
  •  
    Drama about four young girls in the Women's Land Army
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Producer John Yorke and Will Trotter
    Director Steve Hughes
    Starring
  • Becci Gemmell
  • Seline Hizli
  • Cesare Taurasi
  • Sophie Ward
  •  
    Drama following the lives of four girls in the Women's Land Army
    BBC for BBC1
     
     
    Children's drama series set in Liverpool co-written with Simone Glover
    Eye F TV
    In development
     
    Doctors
    Multiple Episodes
    Producer Peter Lloyd
     
    Daytime drama
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Casualty
    Multiple Episodes
    Producer Oliver Kent
     

    Long running BBC hospital drama

    BBC for BBC1
     
    Holby City
    Multiple Episodes
    Producer Oliver Kent
     
    Long running hospital drama
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Eastenders
    Multiple Episodes
    Producer Dominic Treadwell-Collins
     
    Long running BBC Drama
    BBC for BBC1
     
    Producer Sarah Ball
     
    Animated children's series
    BBC for CBBC
     

    Film

    Writer

     

    In development
     

    Radio

    Writer

     

    Comedy set in the suburbs of England about a woman who terrorises her hapless neighbour


    In development
     

    Book

    Other

    Writer