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Adrian Hodges

Adrian Hodges
Born (1957-02-04) 4 February 1957
London, England
Occupation Screenwriter, writer, producer
Known for Survivors (2008), BBC1. A modern version of the 1970s drama series set in a post-apocalyptic Britain.

Adrian Hodges (born 4 February 1957) is a British television and film writer.


  • Life and career 1
  • Writing credits 2
  • Awards and nominations 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Life and career

He began his career in journalism for Screen International magazine [1][2] and his screenwriting debut was the 1991 television drama Tell Me That You Love Me, followed by screenplays for The Bridge (1992) and Tom & Viv (1994) for which Miranda Richardson and Rosemary Harris both received Oscar nominations.[1]

After his film adaptation of Julian Barnes's Metroland (1997) Hodges concentrated on writing for television, including Amongst Women (1998), his adaptation of John McGahern's novel for BBC Two, which received a BAFTA nomination for Best Serial and won the Grand Prix award at the Banff Television Festival, The Lost World (2001) and Charles II: The Power and The Passion (2003).

In 2005 he wrote the episode "Triumph" for the HBO-BBC series Rome. He has since adapted two of Philip Pullman's Sally Lockhart stories for TV: The Ruby in the Smoke (2006) and The Shadow in the North (production completed 2007).

He is co-creator of the ITV sci-fi drama Primeval, for which he wrote nine episodes in five series. In 2008 he was also reported to be working on and a new adaptation of Silas Marner.[3]

On 22 November 2007, the BBC announced that they were going to remake Survivors, as written by Adrian Hodges. Two series were shown on BBC One, in 2008 and 2010.[4]

Hodges wrote the screenplay for the 2011 film My Week with Marilyn.[5]

Adrian Hodges created the BBC television series The Musketeers, based on the Alexandre Dumas characters, which aired its first season from January to March 2014.

Writing credits

Production Notes Broadcaster
Screen One
  • "Tell Me That You Love Me" (1991)
The Bridge
  • Feature film (1992)
Tom & Viv
  • Feature film (1994)
Kavanagh QC
  • "A Family Affair" (1995)
  • "The Sweetest Thing" (1995)
  • "True Commitment" (1996)
  • Feature film (1997)
Heaven on Earth
  • Television film (1998)
Amongst Women
  • Television miniseries (1998)
The Jump
  • 4 episodes (1998)
David Copperfield
  • Television miniseries (1999)
Lorna Doone
  • Television film (2001)
The Hunt
  • Television film (2001)
The Lost World
  • Television film (2001)
Charles II: The Power and The Passion
  • Television miniseries (2003)
Rome BBC Two
The Ruby in the Smoke
  • Television film (2006)
The History of Mr. Polly
  • Television film (2007)
The Shadow in the North
  • Television film (2007)
  • 12 episodes (2008–2010)
  • 36 episodes (2007–2011)
My Week with Marilyn
  • Feature film (2011)
13 Steps Down
  • Television miniseries (2012)
  • Television miniseries (2012)
Channel 4
The CW
Primeval: New World
  • 13 episodes (2012–2013)
The Musketeers
  • 20 episodes (2014–)
The Go-Between
  • Television film (also executive producer, 2015)

Awards and nominations

Year Award Work Category Result Reference
1999 British Academy Television Awards Amongst Women (shared with Colin Tucker, Jonathan Curling, and Tom Cairns) Best Drama Serial Nominated
2004 Charles II: The Power and The Passion (shared with Kate Harwood and Joe Wright) Won
2006 Writers' Guild of America Award Rome New Series (TV) (with Alexandra Cunningham, David Frankel, Bruno Heller, William J. MacDonald, and John Milius) Nominated
2007 TV Quick Awards Primeval (shared with Tim Haines) Best New Drama Nominated
2012 British Academy Television Awards My Week with Marilyn (shared with Simon Curtis, David Parfitt, and Harvey Weinstein) Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film Nominated


  1. ^ a b "Profile: Adrian Hodges", Public Broadcasting Service
  2. ^ Adrian Hodges at BBC Writersroom. Retrieved 21/10/2011
  3. ^ • coming up at the Wayback Machine (archived January 11, 2008)
  4. ^ "Cult show Survivors to be remade: The BBC is to remake cult 1970s series Survivors, it has announced", BBC News, Thursday, 22 November 2007
  5. ^ Gritten, David (5 November 2011). "My Week with Marilyn: the true story".  

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