David Thorpe

David Thorpe

Screenwriter

Swansea, United Kingdom

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August 2016
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About David

Full time professional writer. Currently developing Fifty Pink Elephants with producers in Toronto and Dublin, with Dean Cundey pencilled as director. I co-wrote The Fastest Forward for Comic Relief, a feature starring Jerry Hall, co-founded the London Screenwriters' Workshop, and am co-author of the Doc Chaos comics series, novella and TV scripts. My sci-fi novel Hybrids was called "a stunningly clever novel" by The Times, and Stormteller. A cli-fi novel, led to my presence on the Hay Festival's first ever cli-fi panel. I have written and edited comics and graphic novels, including for Marvel, HarperCollins, Titan Books and Macdonald-Futura. I also work/have worked as a commissioning editor for various book publishers, write journalism and non-fiction books.

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  • Hybrids

    Hybrids Sci-fi Thriller Johnny (half-computer) and Kestrella (her hand's her phone) – victims of a disease that fuses people with their devices – unravel a conspiracy that will lead them to the top of a Britain in chaos.Hybrids is X-Men meets Mr Robot for the tech-addicted generation. It exploits the popular anxiety that we are being taken over by technology.

  • Child Hood

    Child Hood Family Fantasy The 'origin' of Robin Hood and his friends & enemies as older children. How the legendary fantasy of the folk hero with a soft spot for the underdog began, told to entrance a new generation.

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