Louise Ironside

Writer for TV, theatre and radio.

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​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.




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
  • Sam Heughan
  • Iain De Caestecker
  • Kirsty Mitchell

    The lives of people living in Glasgow, Scotland.

    Producer Kudos

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

    Producer Jane Dauncey, Alison Jackson (Exec. producer)
    Director Joss Agnew
  • 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

    Producer Sharon Channer

    Multiple episodes series 5 and 6

    Shed Productions for BBC1