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Frank Cottrell Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is one of the most respected screenwriters working in the English film industry. After serving as the television critic for the magazine "Living Marxism," he met Michael Winterbottom and the two collaborated on "Forget About Me" (1990). Winterbottom had made five more films based on Boyce's screenplays, "Butterfly Kiss" (1995),... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 6 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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(2013)
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(2003)
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 2017 Goodbye Christopher Robin (written by)
 2017 Earth: One Amazing Day (Documentary) (narration written by)
 2014-2017 Doctor Who (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Smile (2017) ... (as Frank Cottrell-Boyce)
- In the Forest of the Night (2014) ... (as Frank Cottrell-Boyce)
 2013 The Railway Man (screenplay)
 2009 Framed (TV Movie) (written by)
 2008 God on Trial (TV Movie) (written by)
 2007 Grow Your Own (screenplay)
 2005 Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (screenplay - as Martin Hardy)
 2004 Millions (written by)
 2003 Code 46 (writer)
 2002 Revengers Tragedy (adaptation)
 2002 24 Hour Party People (screenplay)
 2000 The Claim (screenplay by)
 2000 Pandaemonium (written by)
 1998 Hilary and Jackie (screenplay)
  Captain Star (TV Series) (creator - 4 episodes, 1997) (television developer - 2 episodes, 1997) (developer - 2 episodes, 1997) (written by - 1 episode, 1997) (writer - 1 episode, 1997)
- The Edge of the Universe (1997) ... (creator) / (television developer)
- The Worm Turns (1997) ... (creator) / (creator)
- Day of the Zooties (1997) ... (creator) / (creator) / (written by)
- The Atomic Alarm Clock (1997) ... (creator) / (television developer) / (writer)
 1996 New York Crossing (TV Movie)
 1996 Saint-Ex (screenplay)
 1991-1996 Coronation Street (TV Series) (written by - 43 episodes)
- Episode #1.4060 (1996) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4039 (1996) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4014 (1996) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3937 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3931 (1995) ... (written by)
 1995 Butterfly Kiss (idea) / (written by)
 1993 A Woman's Guide to Adultery (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (writer)
 1992 Crime Story (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- All Good Friends - The Case of the Handless Corpse (1992) ... (written by - as Frank Cottrell-Boyce)
 1992 In Suspicious Circumstances (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Unjust Deserts (1992) ... (writer)
- An Uncommon Murder (1992) ... (writer)
 1990 Forget About Me (TV Movie)
 1989 The Real Eddy English (TV Mini-Series) (writer - 4 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... (writer)
  Brookside (TV Series) (3 episodes, 1986) (written by - 3 episodes, 1987 - 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1987)
- Episode #1.675 (1989) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.674 (1989) ... (written by - as Frank Cottrell-Boyce)
- Episode #1.442 (1987) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.441 (1987) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.380 (1986)
 1988 South (TV Series) (written by)
 1987 Damon and Debbie (TV Mini-Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1987)
- Episode #1.2 (1987)
- Episode #1.1 (1987)
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Was the television correspondent for _Living Marxism_ magazine (London) from 1989 until he moved overseas to live. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Frank Cotterell-Boyce | Frank Cottrell-Boyce | Martin Hardy
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Personal Quote:

I've always loved the saints very seriously. St. Francis is one of the greatest people who ever lived. But I also like them in a camp way. A lot of them were nutters like Joseph of Copertino who could levitate. The Celtic ones were always getting into scraps. These are amazing stories full of heroism, eccentricity and bloodiness. The saints gave their names to our towns, hospitals and schools, ... See more »

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Has a degree in English from Oxford University (Keble College), where he met his wife Denise. See more »

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