Tony Higgins

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Birmingham-born Tony is a writer for television drama and continuing-drama. Tony is currently part of the core writing team on ITV’s Emmerdale where he attends monthly story conferences and writes regular episodes for the series. Tony has also previously written for BBC medical drama Holby City, as well as for sister-show Casualty, and 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 psychological drama Mary, Mary with Chrysalis Television and his series-drama pilot Karma was shortlisted for the Red Planet Prize.


Television credits (broadcast)
Emmerdale ITV Studios / ITV1
Core-member of the writing team for the ITV continuing drama series (2019-present)
35 x 30′ episodes + long/short-term conferences
Holby City BBC Drama / BBC1
Episodes for the prime-time medical drama series (2015-2019)
7 x 60 minute episodes commissioned + long/short-term conferences
Casualty BBC Drama / BBC1
Writer for the continuing-medical drama
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)
Mary, Mary Chrysalis Television
Original psychological-drama series
Treatment commissioned
Original television drama (previously in development)
Presumed Dead Carnival Films
Original mystery-procedural drama pilot about a woman who reappears in her hometown of Dover having been kidnapped 13 years previously
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
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
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