Anna is a London based screenwriter. Since graduating from the prestigious 4Screenwriting programme, Anna´s work has been nominated for BAFTA, BIFA and Writer´s Guild awards. Prior to her writing career, she worked as producer/director in current affaires and documentaries. Anna is currently writing two series she created for television. Inspired by the true story of a prolific diamond thief in 1980s London, JOAN (ITVX) is a six part returning drama series. Starring Sophie Turner, JOAN shoots in May 2023. Symon is also in advanced development on her show HEATWAVE for HBO, a six part series about a transgressive relationship, scheduled to shoot in 2023. Anna is also developing series with multiple platforms and production companies. Anna´s television credits as lead writer include: THE ESSEX SERPENT (SEE SAW for Apple TV+, TX 2022), a six part adaptation of Sarah Perry´s award winning novel, starring Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston, directed by Clio Barnard. DEEP WATER (ITV/Kudos, TX 2019) a six part relationship thriller, adapted from best-selling novels by Paula Daily, starring Anna Friel, Sinead Keenan and Rosalind Eleazar. MRS. WILSON (BBC One / Snowed In, TX 2018) a three part mini-series based on a true starring Ruth Wilson. The show was nominated for three BAFTAs including Best Mini-Series, and a WGGB Screenplay Award for Best Short Form Drama. Anna is represented by Tanya Tillett at The Agency and Lucinda Moorhead at UTA.