FILM, TV & THEATRE
The Film, TV & Theatre department at Sheil Land Associates represents writers, writer-directors and producers working in television drama & comedy, film, theatre, radio, children’s live action, animation and digital media. Please see the individual credits below for all our clients.
We also represent the film, TV, stage rights and broadcasting interests of Sheil Land authors and books as you will find elsewhere on this website: from thrillers and crime stories, historical fiction, young adult and children’s novels through to science fiction, fantasy and award-winning literary novels alongside the full range of non fiction titles. Many are optioned for film and television to producers in the UK and overseas.
Last year our clients’ theatre productions included Paterson Joseph's Sancho: An Act of Remembrance at the Wilton's Music Hall in London following a successful US tour. By the Waters of Liverpool based on the book by Helen Forrester premiered at the Liverpool Empire following the box office smashes of Twopence to Cross the Mersey.
On television, Dan Berlinka’s The A List premiered on the BBC iPlayer as one of the first teen commissions from CBBC. A 13 x 30’ supernatural thriller which Dan co-created, wrote and also directed the concluding episodes (watch the trailer here). Coming up in 2019 are episodes of Death in Paradise written by Sally Abbott and Moving On from David Chidlow with exciting news to come of writer Amanda Duke’s TV debut.
In theatre this year, David Judge’s Sparkplug has been selected by BBC Entertainment as a highlight of the theatre calendar. It opens at the Home Theatre in Manchester 13th February and the tour includes Liverpool, York, Newcastle – full listing here.We also eagerly await release details of the upcoming feature film adaptation of Jane Lythell’s novel The Lie of You, produced by Great Point Media and starring Tuppence Middleton and Rupert Graves.
If you’d like an up to date copy of our available titles for adaptation please contact Lucy or Donna.
If you wish to submit a screenplay or script to us, please read our submissions guidelines.
WHAT WE DO:
WHO WE ARE:
Lucy Fawcett completed her law degree at the Polytechnic of Central London and following posts at the University of London Library and Waterstones, she joined Dramatists and Directors Agency Rochelle Stevens & Co. She joined Sheil Land in 2007 and heads the Film & TV department.
WHO WE REPRESENT:
In addition to representing the film television and theatre interests of Sheil Land's authors, we also represent the following screenwriting, directing and producing talent: