Tony Higgins


Birmingham-born Tony is a writer for television drama and continuing-drama. Tony currently writes regularly for the BBC medical drama Holby City, as well as writing for sister-show Casualty. Tony also contributed to the second series of flagship Channel 5 police-drama Suspects. Tony is currently developing several television drama series, including his original investigative crime-drama Presumed Dead, and the series-drama pilot Karma, which was shortlisted for the Red Planet Prize.


Television credits (broadcast)
Holby City BBC Drama / BBC1
Episodes for the prime-time medical drama series (2014-present)
7 x 60 minute episodes commissioned + long/short-term conferences
Casualty BBC Drama / BBC1
Writer for the continuing-medical drama (2016-present)
2 x 60 minute episodes commissioned + story conference days
Suspects – Series 2 Newman Street/Channel 5
Contributor for the second series of the flagship Channel 5 police crime-drama starring Fay Ripley
Original television drama (in development)
Presumed Dead Original mystery-procedural drama pilot about a woman who reappears in her hometown of Dover having been kidnapped 13 years previously (writer/creator)
Karma Original relationship drama pilot following the lives of four close friends and how they are affected by the repercussions of a brutal attack in 1979 (writer/creator)
Shortlisted for the Red Planet Prize (2012)
Support Comedy-drama series pilot about a group of OCD sufferers and the people closest to them having to deal with the mental illness (writer/creator)
Original television comedy (in development)
Dogging Free@Last Television
TV series – character-based comedy-drama based on Tony’s own play
Dogging Comedy ensemble play
Performed at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern as a site-specific piece
Dir: Matt Ian Kelly (The Gaydar Diaries)
 Bedruthan Steps Performed at The Actor’s Centre
Dir: Rikki Beadle Blair (Metrosexuality, Stonewall).
Short film
Domino Nebula Gate Films
Second short film script
Wishing and Hoping Writer, director and producer