Vivien Adam

Experienced TV drama writer and playwright
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Biography

Viv is an experienced TV drama scriptwriter and playwright. 

She has worked on numerous prime time dramas and her stage adaptation of Chekhov’s Three Sisters was a sell-out at Glasgow’s Oran Mor.

CV

TV

Writer

Eve
1 x30'
 
Leopard Drama for CBBC
 
River City
60 x 60'
Producer Morag Bain
Director Daniel Wilson
Starring
  • Jo Cameron Brown
  • Kieron Elliott
  • Anna Kerth
  • David Paisley
  •  

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

    BBC Scotland for BBC1
     
     
    Shed Productions for BBC1
     
     

    Original spec television script

     

    Creator & Writer

    Producer Jane Dauncey
     

    Original Comedy Drama

    Machine Productions
     

    Series Producer & Writer

    Director Geoff Feld
    Starring
  • David Easter
  • Tanya Franks
  • Sammy Glenn
  • Ike Hamilton
  •  
    Drama focusing on the lives of the Hart and Gates' family living in London
    Talkback Thames for Five
     

    Executive Producer

    Theatre

    Writer

    Director Maggie Kinloch
     
    55-minute version of Three Sisters for the Oran Mor Classic Cuts season
    Oran Mor
     
    Producer Ankur Productions
    Director Cora Bisset
    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
    The Arches, Glasgow
     
    Director Maggie Kinloch
    Starring
  • Cora Bisset
  • Eileen McCallum
  • Jenny Ryan
  •  
    Oran Mhor
     
    Producer Perth Rep
    Director Ken Alexander
    Starring
  • Nicholas Bailey
  • Rula Lenska
  •  
    Play about the recently bereaved Stella who is followed home from the pub by a stranger
    Perth Theatre
     

    Film

    Writer

     

    International co-production for nine writers at EFF


     
     

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


     
    Digging Up Dad
    Longlisted by Tartan Shorts
     
    Comedy-drama about a family searching for their father's ashes.
    Scottish Screen
     
    Fullbeam
    Semi-finalist, British Short Screenplay Competition (BSSC)
     
    Drama about road rage
    Kaos Films
     
    Smutty Mutty
    Longlisted by Tartan Shorts
     
    Children's short about a toy dog which comes to life
    Scottish Screen
     
     
    Pyschological horror set on a lonely Scottish island
    Labellallee Productions
    In development
     
    Abandoning Bliss
    Semi-finalist, British Short Screenplay Competition (BSSC)
     
    Drama about a woman who wakes to find herself in a new life.
    Kaos Films
     

    Radio

    Writer

    Producer David Ian Neville
    Starring
  • Barbara Rafferty
  •  
    Romantic comedy monologue.
    Production Company BBC Radio Scotland