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Sally Wainwright

Sally Wainwright was born in 1964 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England. She is a writer and producer, known for Happy Valley (2014), Last Tango in Halifax (2012) and Gentleman Jack (2019). See full bio »

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Happy Valley Writer
(2014-2022)
(2012-2020)
(2019-2022)
(2011-2016)

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  Happy Valley (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2014) (created by - 10 episodes, 2014 - 2022) (written by - 9 episodes, 2014 - 2022) (creator - 1 episode, 2014)
- Episode #3.1 (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.6 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.5 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #2.3 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
  Gentleman Jack (TV Series) (created by - 16 episodes, 2019 - 2022) (written by - 16 episodes, 2019 - 2022)
- It's not Illegal (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- What's All That Got to Do with Jesus Though? (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- I Can Be as a Meteor in Your Life (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- A Lucky and Narrow Escape (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
- I'm Not the Other Woman, She Is (2022) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2022 Son Nefesime Kadar (TV Series) (original story - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (2022) ... (original story)
- Episode #1.4 (2022) ... (original story)
- Episode #1.3 (2022) ... (original story)
- Episode #1.2 (2022) ... (original story)
- Episode 1 (2022) ... (original story)
 2021 The Unforgivable (based on the TV series "Unforgiven" by)
  Last Tango in Halifax (TV Series) (creator - 24 episodes, 2012 - 2020) (written by - 24 episodes, 2012 - 2020)
- Episode #5.4 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.3 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.2 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #5.1 (2020) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #4.2 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2016 Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (TV Movie) (written by)
  Scott & Bailey (TV Series) (created by - 19 episodes, 2013 - 2016) (written by - 12 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (creator - 7 episodes, 2011 - 2012) (writer - 6 episodes, 2012) (co-creator - 3 episodes, 2011)
- Episode #5.3 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.2 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.1 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.8 (2014) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.7 (2014) ... (creator)
 2013 The Last Witch (TV Movie) (creator) / (written by)
 2009 Unforgiven (TV Mini Series) (written by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2009) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (2009) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2009) ... (written by)
 2007 Bonkers (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.1 (2007) ... (writer)
  The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (TV Series) (creator - 5 episodes, 2006) (written by - 2 episodes, 2006) (writer - 1 episode, 2006)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (creator) / (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (creator)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (2006) ... (creator) / (written by)
 2006 Jane Hall (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... (writer)
 2005 ShakespeaRe-Told (TV Mini Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- The Taming of the Shrew (2005) ... (screenplay)
 2003 Canterbury Tales (TV Mini Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Wife of Bath (2003) ... (writer)
  At Home with the Braithwaites (TV Series) (creator - 26 episodes, 2000 - 2003) (written by - 9 episodes, 2000 - 2003)
- Episode #4.6 (2003) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.5 (2003) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.4 (2003) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.3 (2003) ... (creator)
- Episode #4.2 (2003) ... (creator)
 2002 Sparkhouse (TV Mini Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2002)
- Episode #1.2 (2002)
- Episode #1.1 (2002)
 1999-2000 Playing the Field (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #4.4 (2000) ... (written by)
- Episode #4.1 (2000) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.7 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.4 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #2.2 (1999) ... (written by)
 1999 Bad Girls (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Falling Apart (1999) ... (written by)
 1994-1999 Coronation Street (TV Series) (written by - 58 episodes)
- Episode #1.4588 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4576 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4554 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4547 (1999) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4497 (1998) ... (written by)
 1994-1995 Revelations (TV Series) (written by - 5 episodes)
- Episode #1.22 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.21 (1995) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.12 (1994) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1994) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1 (1994) ... (written by)
 1994 The House of Windsor (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- They're Dogs with Attitudes (1994) ... (writer)
 1990-1991 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.1538 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1537 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1522 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1521 (1991) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.1509 (1990) ... (written by)
 1989 Children's Ward (TV Series) (1992-1995)
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She was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 2020 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Writing and Television in Witney, Oxfordshire, England.

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