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Emma is currently adapting Jacqueline Wilson’s ‘My Mum Tracy Beaker’ for the BBC. Other TV work includes ‘The Demon Headmaster’ (Lead Writer) ‘The Worst Witch’ (Lead Writer) ‘Eve’ (Lead Writer and co-creator), ‘The Dumping Ground’, ‘Young Dracula’, ‘Tracy Beaker Returns’, ‘Belonging’, ‘The Murder of Princess Diana’, ‘Spirit Warriors’ and ‘Doctors’.
West End adaptations include ‘Hetty Feather’ (CAMEO award winner, Olivier nomination), ‘The Worst Witch’ (Olivier nomination), ‘Carrie’s War’, ‘Little Women’ and ‘Cool Hand Luke’. Other theatre work includes ‘Wave Me Goodbye’ (Theatr Clwyd), ‘Snow Child’ (Tutti Frutti), ‘Ugly Duckling’ (Tutti Frutti).
Audio work includes plays for Radio Four, Radio Three, BBC Wales and Big Finish. She has won Best Children’s TV Episode at The Writers Guild of Great Britain Awards twice, and been nominated on two other occasions. Her work has won a national RTS award, an RTS Scotland award, been nominated for two BAFTA awards and two Broadcast awards. In 2017, both ‘Eve’ and ‘The Worst Witch’ were nominated for Best Children’s Programme at the British Screenwriters Awards; ‘The Worst Witch’ won.
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