Matt Baker
Writer

Hotel Portofino 01
Before We Die 01
Professor T 03
Suspect 03
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Matt Baker is a writer for television drama and is the creator and writer of hit period-drama series Hotel Portofino (Eagle Eye Drama) for Britbox/ITV, having also adapted for screen: Professor T (Eagle Eye Drama/Caviar) for ITV Drama; Before We Die (Eagle Eye Drama/Caviar) for Channel 4; and Suspect (Eagle Eye Drama) for Channel 4.

Matt studied English Literature and Drama at Goldsmith’s College, University of London, and originally began his career in journalism, specialising in media and entertainment. He went on to work in communications before switching to screenwriting in 2020 at the start of the pandemic. Since then, he has been the driving force behind several flagship drama series, having written more than 40 hours of broadcast drama airing internationally in hundreds of countries/territories.

Television (Broadcast):
Hotel Portofino – Season 3 Eagle Eye Drama / PBS
Creator/Writer of the period-drama series (2024)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Before We Die – Season 2 Eagle Eye Drama / Caviar / Channel 4
Writer of the second series based on the Swedish crime thriller (2023)
(5 x 60 minute episodes)
Hotel Portofino – Season 2 Eagle Eye Drama / PBS
Creator/Writer of the period-drama series (2023)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Professor T – Season 2 Eagle Eye Drama / Caviar / ITV Drama
Writer of the second series (2022)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Hotel Portofino – Season 1 Eagle Eye Drama / Britbox / ITV Drama/ PBS
Creator/Writer of the hit period-drama series (2022)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Suspect – Season 1 Eagle Eye Drama / Channel 4
Wrote and adapted the first series of the remake of the Danish thriller series (2022)
(8 x 30 minute episodes)
Before We Die – Season 1 Eagle Eye Drama / Caviar / Channel 4
Co-wrote and adapted the remake of the Swedish crime thriller (2021)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Professor T – Season 1 Eagle Eye Drama / Caviar / ITV Drama
Co-wrote and adapted the first series of the remake of the Belgian crime series (2021)
(6 x 60 minute episodes)
Television drama series (in development):
Unannounced Crime Drama Unannounced crime procedural currently in pre-production (2024)
Rebel’s Island A six-part crime thriller
(series pitch – currently available)
Television drama series (in development):
Quentin Blake’s Clown Eagle Eye Drama / Channel 4
Writer for television