Writer (UK and Germany)
Donna Sharpe is co-writer on the TV-drama-series adaptation of Swedish author Thomas Engstrøm’s award-winning espionage novel West of Liberty. She is currently developing the second novel in the quartet, South of Hell, for the screen. Donna is also developing The Revenge Trilogy novels by South African crime writer Mike Nichol for the screen (Nadcon Films, Exec Prod Peter Nadermann). She worked on international crime/intelligence thriller The Team S2 for ZDF and DR and is in the writers’ room for contemporary supernatural drama Teufelsberg for Arté France and SWR Germany and the dramedy Mappa (Alexander Lindh for ReadyMade Films).
Donna is also writing her own original work: Deliverance for UFA Fiction and a feature film inspired by a real-life story Miss Holocaust Survivor for Lupa Film. Prior to writing drama, Donna wrote, directed and produced over a dozen documentary films for the BBC and researched over twenty more, specialising in history, politics and economics subjects.