Jordan Barrett
Writer

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Jordan Barrett is a writer for television drama, young-adult and children’s. He is currently part of the writing team for CBBC Drama series The Dumping Ground, and has been commissioned to write the milestone 200th episode anniversary special of the series. Jordan also wrote all episodes of the third season of spin-off series The Dumping Ground: Survival Files. Jordan has an impressive amount of editorial experience having previously been part of the creative team as series script-editor on The Dumping Ground (six seasons in total), working with all writers commissioned across the seasons.

 

Television (as writer):
The Dumping Ground – Season 10 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Writer of the 200th special episode of the milestone tenth season of the children’s drama series (2022)
1 x 30’ episode / Exec Prod: Jane Dauncey/Jonathan Wolfman
The Dumping Ground: Survival Files – Season 3 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Writer of all episodes of the live-action children’s drama (2020)
5 x 30’ episodes / Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
Television (as script-editor/editorial):
The Dumping Ground – Season 10 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Series script editor – 20 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2021-2022)
Exec Prod: Jane Dauncey/Jonathan Wolfman
The Dumping Ground – Season 9 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Series script editor – 20 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2019-2021)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
The Dumping Ground – Season 8 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Series script editor – 24 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2018-2019)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
The Dumping Ground – Season 7 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Series script editor – 24 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2017-2018)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
Winner – Best Drama at the RTS North East & Borders Awards
The Dumping Ground (Webisodes) CBBC / CBBC Drama
Script-editor – 10 x 4’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2017)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
Nominated – Best Short Form Series at BAFTA Children’s
The Dumping Ground – Season 6 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Assistant script-editor – 24 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2017)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
Winner – Best Drama at RTS North East & Borders Awards
Nominated – Best Drama at BAFTA Children’s
The Dumping Ground – Season 5 CBBC / CBBC Drama
Trainee script-editor – 24 x 30’ episodes of the children’s drama series (2016)
Exec Prod: Jonathan Phillips
Television (in production):
Vera – Season 6 ITV Studios / ITV Drama
Assistant Production coordinator – for the prime-time limited drama series (2016)
Beowulf ITV Studios / ITV Drama
Assistant Production coordinator – for the prime-time drama series (2016)
Inspector George Gently – Season 7 Company Pictures / BBC Drama
Assistant Production coordinator – for the prime-time drama series (2015)
Vera – Season 5 ITV Studios / ITV Drama
Production secretary – for the prime-time drama series (2015)
Vera – Season 4 ITV Studios / ITV Drama
Production secretary – for the prime-time drama series (2014)
Vera – Season 3 ITV Studios / ITV Drama
Production runner – for the prime-time drama series (2013)