Louise Ironside

Writer for TV, theatre and radio.

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Biography

​Louise has recently written for The Split, the new BBC One drama produced by Jane Featherstone's Sister Pictures. She has also written on The Tunnel, Call The Midwife, Shetland and won a WGGB Award last year for her work on River City.
Louise also has an original project with Kudos and has been selected for the BBC Drama Production Writers Scheme.
Louise has written for BBC Scotland's Waterloo Road. Her particular flair for comedy-drama was recognised when she was nominated for a Scottish Bafta for her episode of LipService (Kudos/BBC Scotland). Louise has written original radio drama for Radios 3, 4 & 5 in slots including Writing The Century, Women’s Hour, and From Fact to Fiction.

CV

TV

Writer

Creator Abi Morgan
Producer Jane Featherstone
 

A new original drama series for BBC One produced by Sister Pictures.

Sister Pictures for BBC One
 
 

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.


ITV Studios for BBC One
 
Creator Heidi Thomas
 

Chronicles the lives of a group of midwives living in East London in the late 1950s to early 1960s.


Neal St Productions for BBC One/PBS
 
Producer Julian Stevens, Ruth Kenley-Letts
Director Tim Mielants
 

The Tunnel is an adaptation of the Swedish/Danish cult hit The Bridge. 

Kudos for Sky Atlantic
 
Creator Stephen Greenhorn
Director Multiple Directors
Starring
  • Sam Heughan
  • Iain De Caestecker
  • Kirsty Mitchell
  •  

    The lives of people living in Glasgow, Scotland.

    BBC
     
    Producer Kudos
     

    Adaptation of Emma Gray's memoir about going it alone in the Northumberland countryside as Britain's youngest shepherdess.

    Kudos
     
    Producer Jane Dauncey, Alison Jackson (Exec. producer)
    Director Joss Agnew
    Starring
  • Bradley Walsh
  •  

    UK version of long running US procedural drama. Louise's episode entitled 'Bad Romance', follows a couple as they try and conceal their affair and accidental death of their baby.

    Kusdos for ITV1
     
    Lip Service
    Nominated for Scottish Bafta
    Series 2, Episode 5 1 x 60
    Producer Derek Wax
     

    Nominated for a Scottish Bafta

    Kudos
     
    Producer Sharon Channer
     

    Multiple episodes series 5 and 6

    Shed Productions for BBC1