Johanne McAndrew

Johanne McAndrew

Writer/Creator - 100 primetime credits at Independent Talent Group, London
Screenwriter

Liverpool, United Kingdom

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About Johanne

Creator/Writer/Developer - more than 100 hours of UK Primetime Credits
Creator of 4 original drama series for BBC and ITV.
WINNER OF THE BT AWARD FOR BEST NEW TALENT IN FILM.
BAFTA, RTS, WRITERS GUILD OF GREAT BRITAIN NOMINATIONS (didn't win!!)

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  • The (Totally Unofficial) Ed Sheeran Fan Club

    The (Totally Unofficial) Ed Sheeran Fan Club Drama Comedy Robbing the bank was easy.  But how the f**k are they going to spend the money?  Now the police have used thermal imaging to prove they are all women in the gang - darn those thighs.  First thing they need to buy is a load of Pelotons! 

Credits

  • The Good Ship Murder

    The Good Ship Murder (2023)
    Drama by Clapperboard/Channel 5 Writer Ex-CID cop fulfills his dream to become a singer on a murderous Mediterranean cruise ship!

  • Shakespeare & Hathaway

    Shakespeare & Hathaway (2019 - 2021)
    Drama Writer Written 2 original episodes of BBC's top rated comedy-crime drama

  • Holby City

    Holby City (1999 - 2021)
    Drama by BBC One Writer/Core Team Contributed more than 40 x 60' episodes of UK"s number one primetime medical drama, until its surprise cancellation in 2022. Ratings normally averaged around 6-7m per episode.

  • Pitching In

    Pitching In (2018 - 2019)
    Drama by BBC/LA Productions Creator & Developer Upbeat drama about a family struggling to maintain a failing holiday park. Starring Hayley Mills and Larry Lamb

  • Jimmy McGovern's Moving On

    Jimmy McGovern's Moving On (2012 - 2019)
    Drama by BBC/LA Productions Writer Contributed 3 x 45' stand-alone features as part of the 10-series production, devised by the Emmy/BAFTA/Golden Globe winner and Britain's most renowned drama writer, Jimmy McGovern.

  • Casualty

    Casualty (2000 - 2017)
    Drama by BBC Writer Various episodes for UK's longest running medical drama

  • Hollyoaks

    Hollyoaks (2006 - 2014)
    Series by C4/Lime Pictures Writer/Core Team Was a member of the core writing team on this long-running 5 x per week soap for several years and wrote and co-wrote numerous episodes. Also nominated for WGGB for Best Team Writing and recipients of various Best Soap Award and National Television Awards in the UK.

  • The Jonny & Inel Show

    The Jonny & Inel Show (2012)
    Television by BBC Writer Contributed various funny sketches to this popular kid's show

  • Candy Cabs

    Candy Cabs (2011 - 2012)
    Drama by BBC/Splash Productions Developer & Writer Three part feel good, upbeat woman-led drama about the real life all-female taxi company, Pink Ladies, from the North West of England. Won it's primetime Sunday 9pm slot for all three episodes

  • Down to Earth

    Down to Earth (2005 - 2007)
    Television by BBC Writer Wrote 2 x 60' episodes for this primetime Sunday night comedy-drama

  • Two Minutes

    Two Minutes (2007)
    Television by Granada Television Writer Winner of Granada TV's 'New Voices' initiative, 30' stand-alone comedy heist starring Peter Kay, Britain's most popular comedian in his first acting job on TV

  • Footballer's Wives

    Footballer's Wives (2006)
    Television by ITV/Shed Productions (Drama) Writer Contributed 1 x 60' episode to Series 5

  • Dalziel and Pascoe

    Dalziel and Pascoe (2005 - 2006)
    Drama by BBC Writer Devised and wrote 2-part stand-alone original episode to long-running, top-rated primetime detective drama

  • Nice Guy Eddie

    Nice Guy Eddie (2000 - 2001)
    Drama by BBC Creator & Writer Created, Developed and Wrote 7 x 60' minute episodes for BBC primetime comedy-drama about a down-on-his-luck PI in Liverpool - who's biggest investigation involves proving to his wife and three beautiful daughters that the stranger who has turned up on his doorstep is not his illegitimate son! Starring Tom Ellis (Lucifer) and Ricky Tomlinson (The Royle Family)

  • Where The Heart Is

    Where The Heart Is (1998 - 2000)
    Television by ITV/United Television Writer Wrote 4 x 60' episodes for this No.1 Show - ratings topped more than 12 million!

  • Dream Team

    Dream Team (1997 - 1999)
    Drama by Sky One/Hewland International Writer Involved in the development of Sky's first ever scripted drama, part of the core team, contributed 11 episodes

  • Daylight Robbery

    Daylight Robbery (1998 - 1999)
    Drama by ITV/Hewland Productions Developer & Writer Female driven drama - 4 desperate housewives turn to robbing banks! Biggest primetime audience share for ITV in that entire year - 44%.

Awards

  • RTS - Nomination, Best Writing, Pitching In
    (2019)

  • RTS - Nomination - Best Writing - Candy Cabs
    (2012)

  • Writers Guild of Great Britain - Nomination, Team Writing, Hollyoaks
    (2009)

  • BBC Northern Laughs Finalist, Edinburgh Festival
    (2009)

  • BAFTA - Nomination, Holby City
    (2004)

  • RTS - Nomination - Writer - Nice Guy Eddie
    (2002)

  • BT Award For Newcomer in Film - Winner
    (1997)

  • Granada TV 'New Voices' Winner
    (1997)

Education

  • Cambridge University, UK
    (2020-2022)

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