Sally Abbott created the award-winning original BBC drama THE CORONER which ran for two series on BBC1 and is shown all over the world. Sally wrote 1 x 120’ episode for VERA Series 10 for Silverprint Pictures which was broadcast in January 2020 and she has just completed a second script for the series which begins filming in Spring 2021.
Her play I THINK WE ARE ALONE toured the UK from February - March. It was co-directed by Kathy Burke and Scott Graham for Frantic Assembly/Theatre Royal Plymouth and Leicester Curve. Sally was recently interviewed about the play on BBC Front Row, listen here.
Sally's TV credits include VERA, DEATH IN PARADISE, HOLBY, EASTENDERS and CASUALTY where one of her episodes was nominated for a Radio Times/CDN Award. In 2017 Sally co-wrote the stage monologue BOROUGH MARKET, ONE SATURDAY with Michael Begley which won the TCN Monologue Slam. Sally’s original tv projects are in development with Lime Pictures, Tall Story and Leopard Films. Prior to her work in TV, Sally worked in theatre for 17 years working as associate producer, director and dramaturg for Manchester Contact Theatre, English Touring Theatre, National Association of Youth Theatres and Liverpool’s Everyman Theatre amongst others. She trained on Acting Out at Liverpool’s Hope Street Project and on the prestigious BBC Drama Writers Academy.