Tony Saint is an award winnning screenwriter whose television single, Margaret Thatcher: The Long Walk to Finchley, was broadcast in June 2008 and starred Andrea Riseborough, Rory Kinnear and Sam West. Tony was nominated for a BAFTA Breakthrough Award and the film went on to win three Broadcasting Press Guild Awards as well as scooping nominations for both Best Single Drama at the RTS Awards and Best Documentary Drama at the Grierson Awards 2009.
In 2009 Tony wrote the original television film Micro Men, starring Alexander Armstrong as Clive Sinclair. The film was directed by Saul Metzstein for Darlow Smithson and the BBC. Micro Men was nominated for an Royal Televison Society Award for Best Multi Channel Programme.
Tony followed this up with On Expenses, a BBC4 film about journalist Heather Brooke's campaign for full transparency over MPs expenses under the Freedom of Information Act. The film was named "an outstanding hour" by The Times. Having written extensively on Series 2 of Sky/Cinemax's Strike Back, Tony returned as showrunner and co-producer on Series 3.
Tony is also a novelist who based his first book, Refusal Shoes, on his experiences working for the UK Immigration Service. He has since written two further novels, Blag and The ASBO Show. All three were published by Serpent's Tail.