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  • Rob Brydon presents THE GUESS LIST at 9.30pm on BBC1
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for RUBY WAX: SANE NEW WORLD (touring)
  • Lisa Spirling directs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Polly Sullivan designs THE NINE O'CLOCK SLOT for Ice & Fire
  • Tom Wainwright's THE ROOM IN THE ELEPHANT tours the UK
  • See Sue Kelvin as Madam Morrible in WICKED West End
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  • Buy THURSDAY'S CHILDREN by Nicci French, out now in hardback
  • Douglas Dunn has won Queen Gold Medal for Poetry 2014
  • Matthew Rhys stars in THE AMERICANS AT 10.15PM ON ITV
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for JULIE MADLY DEEPLY
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for TWO INTO ONE at the Menier
  • James Cotterill designs HOBSON'S CHOICE at the Oldham Coliseum
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE NOTORIOUS MRS EBBSMITH
  • Tim Mascall designs lighting for THE ONLY WAY IS DOWNTON
  • Gregory Clarke designs sound for A STEADY RAIN at the Ustinov Studio
  • Read Robert Lautner's ROAD TO RECKONING out now in hardback and kindle
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Michael Hirst

Michael Hirst

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In Development
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE VIKINGSShowtime/Octagon/MGMSeason 2
In production
A MOVEABLE FEASTPamplona Productions LLCScreenplay based on the memoir by Ernest Hemingway
ALEXANDER THE GREATGruppe 5/BetafilmTV Series
THE MEDICISGruppe 5/Betafilm/LuxvideTV Series
THE FORBIDDEN CITYPerfect Storm Entertainment LLCTV
THE DRIVERSFremantle / Headline / Scott FreeTV Series
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTSWorking TitleFilm
MADAME TUSSAUDGaumont Int.TV Mini-series
JOSEPHINE BDHXTV
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF CHAIRMAN MAOBased on the book by Dr Li Zhisui
Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
ELIZABETHWorking Title/PolygramOriginal Screenplay
Directed by Shekhar Kapur
Produced by Alison Owen, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
with Cate Blanchette, Geoffrey Rush
* BAFTA nomination for Best Original Screenplay 1999
UNCOVEREDFilmania ProductionsAdapted from the novel by Arturo Perez-Reverte
Directed by Jim McBride
Produced by Affonso Beato
with Kate Beckinsale, John Wood
1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISEParamountRewrite
Directed by Ridley Scott
MEETING VENUSEnigma/Warners/I SzaboDirected by Istvan Szabo
with Glenn Close
THE BALLAD OF THE SAD CAFEMerchant IvoryFrom the play by Edward Albee
Directed by Simon Callow
Produced by Walter Lassally
with Vanessa Redgrave, Rod Steiger
FOOLS OF FORTUNEWorking TitleAdapted from the novel by William Trevor
Directed by Pat O’Connor
with Iain Glen, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Julie Christie
WHEREVER YOU AREJoint screenplay with Zanussi
Directed by K Zanussi/M Forstater
with Julian Sands
THE DECEIVERSMerchant IvoryAdapted from the novel by John Masters
Directed by Nicholas Meyer
Produced by Walter Lassally
with Perce Brosnan, Shashi Kapoor
THE GOLDEN AGEWorking TitleCo-writer
Directed by Shekhar Kapur
with Cate Blanchett, Clive Owen, Geoffrey Rush
Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
THE VIKINGSShowtime/Octagon/MGMSeason 1
9 Episodes
with Travis Fimmer, Katheryn Winnick & Gabriel Byrne
THE TUDORS SERIES 1 - 4Showtime / ReveilleDirector: Charles McDougall, Steve Shill
with Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Sam Neill, Henry Cavill, Jeremy Northam, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Natalie Dormer
* Nominated for Best Television Series – Drama, Golden Globe Awards 2007
* Nominated for Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, 23rd Annual Gemini Awards 2008
* Nominated for Best Drama Series, Irish Film & Television Awards 2009
HAVE NO FEAR: THE LIFE OF POPE JOHN PAUL IILorenzo Minoli/ABC/Five Mile River Films LtdTelevision Film
Director: Jeff Bleckner
with Thomas Kretschmann
THE MESSENGERCBS
CAMELOTEcosse TV Productions
THE WRECK OF THE BATAVIAFremantle
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