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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 has written four scripts for VERA with her latest episode broadcast 5th February 2023, on the same night as her first script for CALL THE MIDWIFE will be shown. 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 CITY, EASTENDERS and CASUALTY where one of her episodes was nominated for a Radio Times/CDN Award. Sally has original tv projects in development with Tall Story. 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.



Sally Abbott

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