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Rob Young spent 20+ years writing for the UK's biggest film and TV companies including BBC TV, BBC Films, Channel 4, Film4, Sony, Aardman, Ruby, Helkon, Touchpaper, Endemol, Baby Cow and Working Title Films. He has worked with over 100 of the UK's top script consultants and is a former BAFTA Screenplay Judge.

Rob is represented by Cathy King at 42 Talent in London. He has been with Cathy since 1998.

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Miranda trailer

Cast and Crew

VAMP

TV pilot currently in development with New Studios

MIRANDA

Starring Christina Ricci, John Simm, Kyle MacLachlan and John Hurt

Winner of Audience Award (Main Prize) at London’s Raindance Film Festival

Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival

 

MIDSUMMER NIGHTS’ DREAMING

Series of short films for Royal Shakespeare Company / Google.

Winner of two Lovie Awards (Internet Oscars)

 

THE PIRATES! IN AN ADVENTURE WITH SCIENTISTS

Commissioned to write scenes for Aardman / Sony animated feature, starring Hugh Grant

 

THE RING CYCLE

Animation for Opera North / South Bank Centre

WHAT IS PUBLIC ART?

Series of short films for art consultants FrancisKnight

 

THESE ARE OUR STREETS

Series of short films for the Chatham Placemaking Project

 

IT MIGHT BE ALRIGHT ON THE NIGHT

BBC2 documentary about leading theatre critics trying their hand at directing.

Rob Young’s play ‘The Shoe Shop of Desire’, directed by Times Critic, James Christopher

Narrator Neil Pearson.

 

EX

Screenplay for Working Title Films, based on original stage musical of the same name

THE CREAM TEAM

Sit-com screenplay for Channel 4 / Touchpaper TV

VICTIM SUPPORT

Original screenplay for 60’ drama pilot. Sponsored by Screen South

THE BIG DECISION

Screenplay for comedy pilot series for Sony / Touchpaper TV. Co-written with Kevin Eldon

PLANET THANET

Sit-com pilot screenplay for RDF / Touchpaper TV

MANNY

Commissioned to write 1st episode of original series for Baby Cow / BBC1

LIFE

Commissioned to write 1st episode of original series for Sony International Pictures Television

A-Z OF EVERYTHING

Screenplay for Children’s television series, Helicon Pictures

THE LIFE OF RILEY

Commissioned to write three 60′ episodes of original drama series, Stormy Pictures / BBC

FAT DOCTOR

Comedy drama screenplay for Carlton / Touchpaper TV / BBC

YOUNG BLOODS

Commissioned to write pilot costume drama for BBC / Touchpaper / Wellcome Institute

SOPHIE THE TROPHY

Screenplay for Curious Films / KST

FOOD FIGHT

Feature film re-write for 9 Fish Productions

STUPID CUPID

Screenplay adaptation of the Arabella Weir novel, for Scorpio Films

ENTER THE WELSH DRAGON

Screenplay for Ruby Films / Helkon

VULTURES

Hero Films / BBC Films

QUAZZY

Feelgood Fiction / FilmFour

 

NAMEDROPPER

Screenplay adaptation of the Emma Forest novel for Scarlet Pictures / FilmFour

MR. FORGETTABLE

Short film

 

MY SKY IS BIG

Short film, shown at National Film Theatre. Directed by Lisa Goldman

Produced by Ruby Films.

LIFE GOES ON

Co-wrote short animated film for Fool Hardy Films / Screen South / Film Council. BAFTA longlist

 

E-MALE

Short film, commissioned by ARTE / Sweet Child Films / for French & German TV