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Jonathan Harvey was born in Liverpool in 1968, and was educated at Hull University (Psychology and Education) before moving to London, where he worked for four years as a special-needs teacher at a comprehensive school in Thamesmead, the area where his film Beautiful Thing (1996) is set. He started writing at the age of 16, with his play "The ... See full bio »
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  Coronation Street (TV Series) (written by - 176 episodes, 2004 - 2014) (writer - 13 episodes, 2004 - 2007)
- Episode #1.8453 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.8454 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.8437 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.8420 (2014) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.8419 (2014) ... (written by)
  Great Night Out (TV Series) (written by - 3 episodes, 2013) (additional material by - 3 episodes, 2013)
- Episode #1.6 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (2013) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (2013) ... (additional material by)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... (additional material by)
 2012 Panto! (TV Movie) (written by)
 2012 Shameless (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #9.10 (2012)
- Episode #9.4 (2012)
 2010 Rev. (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.5 (2010) ... (writer)
 2008-2009 Beautiful People (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- How I Got My Gash (2009) ... (writer)
- How I Got My Turner (2009) ... (writer)
- How I Got My Camp (2009) ... (writer)
- How I Got My Water Feature (2009) ... (writer)
- How I Got My Plumes (2009) ... (writer)
 2009 Octavia (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 Britannia High (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- With a Little Help from My Friends (2008) ... (writer)
- Go Your Own Way (2008) ... (writer)
- Let's Dance (2008) ... (writer)
 2007 Lilies (TV Series)
 2006 The Catherine Tate Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.6 (2006) ... (writer)
 2005 The Last Laugh (TV Series)
 2005 Twisted Tales (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Charlie's Angel (2005) ... (writer)
 2004 Big Brother Panto (TV Series)
 2004 Best Friends (TV Series) (screenplay - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2004) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.4 (2004) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.3 (2004) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.2 (2004) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.1 (2004) ... (screenplay)
 2004 Von Trapped (TV Movie)
 2003 Life Beyond the Box: Margo (TV Movie)
 2003 Spine Chillers (TV Series) (writer)
 2003 At Home with the Braithwaites (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #4.4 (2003)
- Episode #4.3 (2003)
 2002 Birthday Girl (TV Movie)
  Gimme Gimme Gimme (TV Series) (by - 19 episodes, 1999 - 2001) (written by - 13 episodes, 1999 - 2000)
- Decoy (2001) ... (by)
- Singing in the Drain (2001) ... (by)
- Trauma (2001) ... (by)
- Secrets and Flies (2001) ... (by)
- Lollipop Man (2001) ... (by)
 1999 Murder Most Horrid (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Dinner at Tiffany's (1999) ... (writer)
 1996 Beautiful Thing (play) / (written by)
 1993 West End Girls (TV Movie)
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His play, "Beautiful Thing", was performed at the Duke of York's Theatre in London, England with Zubin Varla, Richard Dormer, Amelda Brown in the cast. Directed by Hettie Macdonald. See more »

Alternate Names:

Jon Harvey
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Journalists hated it but viewers didn't. It went from BBC2 to BBC1, got three series and a Christmas special. The gay press wasn't very happy because it featured a camp, outrageous gay man and they didn't like that. It was just supposed to be a cartoon. I was mortified when those reviews first came out. (On Gimme Gimme Gimme (1999)) See more »

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In the Independent on Sunday [UK] 2006 Pink LIst - a list of the most influential gay men and women - Harvey came no. 70, down from no.46. See more »

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