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Sally Wainwright


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

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

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  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)
  Gentleman Jack (TV Series) (created by - 8 episodes, 2019) (written by - 8 episodes, 2019)
- Are You Still Talking? (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Why've You Brought That? (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Do Ladies Do That? (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Let's Have Another Look at Your Past Perfect (2019) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Most Women Are Dull and Stupid (2019) ... (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)
  Happy Valley (TV Series) (3 episodes, 2014) (created by - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (written by - 8 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (creator - 2 episodes, 2014)
- 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)
- Episode #2.2 (2016) ... (creator) / (written by)
 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 Mini-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)
  Coronation Street (TV Series) (2 episodes, 1999) (written by - 39 episodes, 1994 - 1998)
- Episode #1.4588 (1999)
- Episode #1.4547 (1999)
- Episode #1.4477 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4433 (1998) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4320 (1997) ... (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 (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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