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Rose Heiney

Novelist and writer for theatre, film and television

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Biography

Rose Heiney is a screenwriter and novelist who won a 4Talent Award for Best New Comedy Writer in 2008 and was a Broadcast Hotshot in 2009. 

Her first novel, The Days of Judy B, was published in 2008 and was nominated for The Times/South Bank Show Breakthrough Award.  

Subsequently, Rose has developed original comedy projects with Objective Productions and the BBC as well as writing on shows such as Miranda, Fresh Meat and Big Bad World and is currently writing a new sitcom for Hattrick and BBC3 set in the world of anti capitalist protest groups.

Rose's first radio play Home Alone transmitted in spring 2013 starring Daisy Haggard. She also has an afternoon play called A to Z.

Rose also writes for theatre and has just completed her first full-length play Elephants which opens at the Hampstead Theatre in December 2014.

CV

Television
Writer
Big Bad World 2 x 30'
2013
Objective Productions for Comedy Central
Producer Ben Farrell
Writer Rose Heiney
Starring Blake Harrison, David Fynn, Blake Harrison, Rebecca Humphries & Caroline Quentin

Comedy about a group of friends after university

Fresh Meat 1 x 45'
2011
Objective Productions for Channel 4
Creator Jesse Armstrong & Sam Bain
Producer Judy Counihan
Writer Rose Heiney
Starring Zawe Ashton, Greg McHugh, Kimberley Nixon, Joe Thomas & Jack Whitehall

Comedy set amongst a group of university freshers

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Paul O'Grady Live 2010
Olga TV for ITV1
Writer Rose Heiney

Contributor of material

24 Severn 2012
Objective Productions
In development
Writer Rose Heiney

 
Creator and Writer
Female Peep Show Pilot for 6 x 30'
2010
Objective Productions
In development
Creator Rose Heiney
Writer Rose Heiney

Creating a new female version of the hit comedy series

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Thrills Pilot for 6 x 30'
2010
Objective Productions
In development
Creator Rose Heiney
Writer Rose Heiney

Original comedy series about teenagers in London

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Protest Pilot for 6 x 30'
2014
Hattrick for BBC
In development
Creator Rose Heiney
Producer Mark Talbot
Writer Rose Heiney

New comedy set in the world of anti-capitalist protest

Unhooked Pilot for 6 x 30'
2012
Objective Productions for BBC3
In development
Creator Rose Heiney
Producer Ben Farrell
Writer Rose Heiney

Comedy

Inescapable Pilot for 6 x 30'
2009
Objective Productions
Creator Rose Heiney
Writer Rose Heiney

 
The Days Of Judy B Pilot for 6 x 30'
2008
Hattrick
Creator Rose Heiney
Writer Rose Heiney

Adaptation of her book into a television series

Performer
Lewis
Rosamund
Director Dan Reed

ITV
Miss Marple
Gladys
Director Charlie Palmer

Granada
Summerhill
Emma
Director Jon East

Tiger Aspect
Biffovision (Pilot)
Mrs Jean Peans
Director Richard Boden

Hartswood Films for BBC3
Radio
Writer
From A to Z 1 x 45' 2014
BBC Productions for BBC Radio 4
 
Director Helen Perry
Writer Rose Heiney
Starring Claire Cage, Alex Carter, Sabrina Jones, Alun Raglan & Catrin Stewart

Drama following a couple who try to revitalise their relationship with A to Z themed dates.

 
Home Alone 2013
BBC Productions for Radio 4
 
Director Helen Perry
Writer Rose Heiney
Starring Ben Crowe, Daisy Haggard, Michael Shelford, Phillipa Stanton & Hannah Wood

Radio play about a hostess struggling to cook the perfect New Year's Eve dinner, part of the Radio 4 Absolutely Delish strand

 
Performer
The Milk Run
Various  
Director Victoria Lloyd

 
BBC Radio 1
BBC New Comedy Awards
   

 
BBC7/Radio 4
Theatre
Writer
Elephants 2014
Hampstead Theatre
Writer Rose Heiney

A dark family comedy set on Christmas Eve

Come to Where I'm From 2012
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Producer Paines Plough
Writer Rose Heiney
Starring Rose Heiney

Short play commissioned by Paines Plough about Rose's home town, Chipping Norton

Performer
Bite Me
Fen
Director Polly Findlay

Underbelly, Edinburgh Festival
Into the Woods
The Witch
Director Tom Littler

Oxford Playhouse
Orestes
Electra
Director Pippa Needs

Oxford Playhouse
The Comedy of Errors
Emilia/Nell

OUDS/Thelma Holt Ltd/Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space
The Oxford Revue vs Cambridge Footlights
Various
Director Ed Behrens

Oxford Playhouse
What The Butler Saw
Mrs Prentice
Director Harry Lloyd

Old Fire Station, Oxford
Assassins
Sara Jane Moore
Director Laura Corcoran

Old Fire Station, Oxford
Top Girls
Angie/Gret
Director Olivia Hungerford

Old Fire Station, Oxford
So You Think You're Funny?
 

Gilded Ballon, Edinburgh/Channel 4