Vivien Adam

Experienced TV drama writer and playwright

Theatre, Film & TV
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EVE 2014
Leopard Drama for CBBC
Writer Vivien Adam

River City 60 x 60'
2008 to 2014
BBC Scotland for BBC1
Producer Morag Bain
Director Daniel Wilson
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring Jo Cameron Brown , Kieron Elliott, Anna Kerth, David Paisley & Peter Vollebregt

Drama series set in a tight-knit Glasgow community. Vivien is part of the core writing team.

Waterloo Road 2 x 60'
Shed Productions for BBC1
Writer Vivien Adam

White Woman Running 2012

Writer Vivien Adam

Original spec television script

Creator and Writer
The Behaviourists 2012
Machine Productions
Creator Vivien Adam
Producer Jane Dauncey
Writer Vivien Adam

Original Comedy Drama

Writer and Series Producer
Family Affairs: Multiple Episodes 50 x 30'
1998 to 2003
Talkback Thames for Five
Director Geoff Feld
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring David Easter, Tanya Franks , Sammy Glenn , Ike Hamilton & Angela Hazeldine

Drama focusing on the lives of the Hart and Gates' family living in London

Life Unworthy of Life Feature

Writer Vivien Adam

Selected to be part of a residency run by BINGER film Lab in Amsterdam in cooperation with Creative Scotland and Playwright Studio Scotland.

Skin on Shingle 2008
Labellallee Productions
In development
Writer Vivien Adam

Pyschological horror set on a lonely Scottish island

Abandoning Bliss Short
Kaos Films
Writer Vivien Adam

Drama about a woman who wakes to find herself in a new life.

Digging Up Dad Short
Scottish Screen
Writer Vivien Adam

Comedy-drama about a family searching for their father's ashes.

Fullbeam Short
Kaos Films
Writer Vivien Adam

Drama about road rage

Smutty Mutty Short
Scottish Screen
Writer Vivien Adam

Children's short about a toy dog which comes to life

The Nine: New Features From Scotland 2012

Writer Vivien Adam

International co-production for nine writers at EFF

Christmas in Andalucia 1 x 45' 2005
BBC Radio Scotland
Producer David Ian Neville
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring Barbara Rafferty

Romantic comedy monologue.

Oran Mor
Director Maggie Kinloch
Writer Vivien Adam

55-minute version of Three Sisters for the Oran Mor Classic Cuts season

Detainee 'A' 2007
The Arches, Glasgow
Producer Ankur Productions
Director Cora Bisset
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring Susheel Kumar, Tagz Nazeer, Omar Raza & Sharita Scott

Play about a Glasgow family and how they cope when their son is arrested on suspicion of terrorism

Digging Up Dad 2007
Oran Mhor
Director Maggie Kinloch
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring Cora Bisset, Eileen McCallum & Jenny Ryan

Sense of Justice 2007
Perth Theatre
Producer Perth Rep
Director Ken Alexander
Writer Vivien Adam
Starring Nicholas Bailey & Rula Lenska

Play about the recently bereaved Stella who is followed home from the pub by a stranger