Jed Mercurio

Writer (UK)

Jed Mer­curio is one of the few UK script-writers to work as an Amer­ic­an-style showrun­ner. His most recent cred­it, Line of Duty, is the most watched BBC2 drama series in the mul­tichan­nel era. His oth­er cred­its include Lady Chatterley’s Lov­er, Crit­ic­al, Strike Back, Bod­ies, The Grim­leys, Invasion:Earth and Car­di­ac Arrest. Line of Duty and Bod­ies are both win­ners of the Roy­al Tele­vi­sion Soci­ety Award for Best Drama Series, and Mer­curio has been nom­in­ated four times for a BAFTA Award, three times for a Writers’ Guild Award and three times for the RTS Award as Best Drama Writer.