Alistair Owen

Alistair co-wrote the feature screenplay SANCTUARY with Rupert Walters, has written three-part TV serial THE ANTIQUE NOVELTY SHOP based on stories by M.R. James, and adapted Tim Lebbon’s novel UNTIL SHE SLEEPS for The Mob Film Company.


His books have featured on Guardian and Observer Books of the Year lists, and include SMOKING IN BED: CONVERSATIONS WITH BRUCE ROBINSON and STORY AND CHARACTER: INTERVIEWS WITH BRITISH SCREENWRITERS, both for Bloomsbury; HAMPTON ON HAMPTON for Faber & Faber; and THE ART OF SCREEN ADAPTATION: TOP WRITERS REVEAL THEIR CRAFT, to be published by Creative Essentials in 2020.


Alistair’s first novel, THE VETTING OFFICER, is now available on Kindle, and his next nonfiction project is a book of interviews with bestselling author and screenwriter William Boyd, for Penguin.


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