Steve Coombes

Writer for television

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Biography

Steve Coombes is a hugely experienced writer and creator. He has originated two shows - Sold for ITV and the critically acclaimed Outlaws for World Productions/BBC3.

CV

Television
Writer
Getting Better In development
Apr 2013 to present
ITV
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Lewis: Series 8 2 x 60'
2013 to 2014
ITV Studios for ITV
Writer Steve Coombes

Long running detective drama starring Lawrence Fox

Unsuitable for Miners 1 x 60'
2011
ITV Studios
Writer Steve Coombes

Potential one-hour original drama series

Vexed: Series 2 3 x 60'
2011
Eleventh Hour Films for BBC2
Creator Howard Overman
Producer Eve Gutierrez
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Toby Stephens & Lucy Punch

 
Cuts 6 x 30'
2010
BBC for BBC2
Producer George Ormonde
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Silent Witness: Series 14 8 x 60'
2010
BBC for BBC1
Writer Steve Coombes

Two hour-long episodes

The Score 1 x 120'
2010
World Productions for Channel 4
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Motley Cru 2009
Leftbank Pictures
In Development
Writer Steve Coombes

Original Series

Company Pictures
In Development
Writer Steve Coombes

Comedy Series

Carson 2008
BBC Scotland
In Development
Writer Steve Coombes

Pilot for an original legal series.

PC World 2008
World Productions/BBC
In Development
Writer Steve Coombes

Original Series

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Sold 6 x 60'
2007
Touchpaper for ITV
Producer Philip Trethowan
Director Barnaby Southcombe/Cilla Ware
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Anthony Head & Kris Marshall

Original comedy drama set in the dog-eat-dog world of estate agents.

Hustle: Series 3, Episode 3 6 x 60'
2006
Kudos for BBC 1
Producer Lucy Robinson
Director Colm McCarthy
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Adrian Lester, Marc Warren , Robert Glenister, Jaime Murray & Robert Vaughn

 
New Tricks: Series 3, Episode 3 6 x 60'
2006
Wall to Wall for BBC 1
Producer Francis Matthews
Director Juliet May
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Outlaws 12 x 30'
2004
World Productions for BBC3
Producer Victoria Fea
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Phil Daniels, Ray Emmet Brown, Georgia Mackenzie & Annabelle Apsion

BAFTA nominated comedy series set in the world of duty solicitors.

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Lovejoy: Series 3 12 x 60'
1994
Witzend for BBC
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Ian McShane

Five episodes of the hit drama series between 1991 and 1994.

Roughnecks 13 x 50'
1994
BBC for BBC 1
Director Aisling Walsh/Sandy Johnson
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Frank Stubbs Promotes 1993
Noel Gay for ITV
Writer Steve Coombes

 
Film
Writer
Rusk Feature
2008
Kudos
In Development
Producer Derek Wax
Writer Steve Coombes

 
What Rats Won't Do Feature
1998
Working Title Films
Producer Nicky Kentish Barnes/Tim Bevan/Eric Fellner, Simon Wright
Director Alastair Reid
Writer Steve Coombes
Starring Natascha McElhone, James Frain, Parker Posey, Charles Dance & Samantha Bond