Writer for television

Marston is currently show-running and exec producing an 8x60 Netflix Original adaptation of Booker Prize winner Aravind Adiga’s Selection Day for Seven Stories that will TX in December 2018.

Most recently, Marston has written on White Dragon a conspiracy thriller produced by Two Brothers Pictures for ITV and Amazon, and on Rellik for Two Brothers Pictures, BBC1 and Cinemax, and before that Marston was part of the writers’ room and wrote an episode for Marcella created by Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge) and starring Anna Friel.

Previously Marston also wrote on Ed McCardie’s cult drama Spotless for NBC Universal/Canal+ co-created by Academy Award-winning writer-producer Corinne Marrinan (CSI) and has written for numerous successful TV series including Hustle, Hotel Babylon, Vera and New Tricks.

He studied English at Oxford and his subsequent acting career opened at the RSC and ended up alongside Ian McKellen at the National Theatre. In between he also appeared at the Donmar, set up a fringe theatre (The Landor in Brixton) and was a regular on TV, most notably 3 years as a lead character in ITV series The Knock alongside Alex Kingston and David Morrissey.

Marston’s first spec script Harley Street was produced by Carnival for ITV and he is currently writing an original supernatural script Miracle and has projects in development with Leftbank, ITV Studios, Two Brothers Pictures, Tiger Aspect and Anand Tucker’s new shingle Seven Stories.



Writer & Creator 

Director Udayan Prasad

Adaptation of Aravind Adiga novel.

Seven Stories for Netflix
In production
1 x 60'

Maritime crime action

Two Brothers Pictures
In development
1 x 60'

Crime drama

ITV Studios
In development
10 x 60'

Paranormal thriller

Seven Stories
In development
1 x 60'

Drama charting the effect of the international arms trade on individuals in the UK

Left Bank Pictures
In development


Creator Jonny Stockwood and Mark Denton
Director Paul Andrew Williams
  • John Simm
  • Emilia Fox
  • Dervla Kirwan
  • Conspiracy thriller 

    Two Brothers Pictures for ITV
    1 x 60'
    Creator Hans Rosenfeldt & Nicola Larder
    Producer Andrew Woodhead
    Director Jonathan Teplitzky
  • Anna Friel
  • Nicholas Pinnock
  • Laura Carmichael
  • Harry Lloyd
  • Dark crime drama created by Hans Rosenfeldt

    Buccaneer Media for ITV1
    1 x 60'
    Creator Jack Williams and Harry Williams
    Director Sam Millar
  • Richard Dormer
  • Jodi Balfour
  • Patterson Joseph
  • New crime thriller

    New Pictures and Two Brothers Pictures for BBC1, Cinemax
    In development
    1 x 60'
    Producer Moritz Polter
  • Brendan Coyle
  • Miranda Raison
  • Marc-André Grondin
  • Denis Ménochet
  • Jake Curran
  • Episode nine of the drama series about a crime scene cleaner

    Tandem for Canal+
    Producer Richard Burell
  • Tamzin Outhwaite
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst
  • Comedy-drama about a group of retired police officers recruited to investigate unsolved crimes

    Wall to Wall for BBC1
    Producer Elaine Collins
    Director Thaddeus O'Sullivan
  • Brenda Blethyn
  • Liam Cunningham
  • Ralphi Ineson
  • David Leon
  • Detective series based on the works of crime author Ann Cleeves
    ITV Studios for ITV1
    Producer Belinda Campbell
  • Michael French
  • Lucy Gaskell
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Core writer of the medical drama set in the Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital
    Producer Kerry Appleyard
  • Matt di Angelo
  • Adrian Lester
  • Marc Warren
  • Drama about a group of London con artists
    Kudos for BBC1
    Producer Gareth Neame
  • Max Beesley
  • Dexter Fletcher
  • Nigel Harman
  • Michael Obiora
  • Drama series set in a five star hotel

    Carnival for BBC1
    Producer Chris Aird
  • Suranne Jones
  • Paul Nicholls
  • Tom Ellis
  • Oliver Dimsdale
  • Medical drama

    Carnival for ITV 1