Richard Dinnick is a writer of scripts, novels and comics. In 2012, Richard won the BBC Writersroom "Get a Squiggle On" opportunity to create a new show and to write for CBeebies. He is now writing for the BAFTA-nominated CBeebies TV show, Tree Fu Tom.
He also writes audio drama scripts for franchises such as Doctor Who, Stargate, Sherlock Holmes and Sapphire & Steel and the online phenomenon Moshi Monsters. He has also acted as script editor and assistant producer on a range of Sherlock Holmes audio dramas.
His first novel Alien Adventures was published by BBC Children’s Books in 2010 and he has since gone on to write books and short stories for Penguin UK, Titan Publishing, Black Library, Running Press and Snow Books.
He has also written comic strips for IDW and BBC Magazines and his first original graphic novel will be published in 2013.
Richard is currently developing several scripts and TV shows – one of which, Elf Stackers is in the commissioning process with the BBC. His supernatural web series, Light & Shadows, is in pre-production with Capital City Entertainment.
His agent is Alison Finch at JFL Agency.
RICHARD'S WORKS ON SALE AT AMAZON:
Latest Blog Entry
Mar 4th, 2013 at 11:36AM
The first part of my week in Hollywood retrospective (between the 12th and the 19th Feb this year), with exciting meetings, new contacts and the biggest Doctor Who convention on the planet...Read
RiICHARD ASKED TO BE BAFTA JUDGE
Richard is honoured and delighted to announce that he is acting as a judge for this year's Children's BAFTA Awards. The judging took place in the early Autumn and culminated in a glittering ceremony at the London Hilton. Visit the BAFTA website for more.
MOSHI MONSTERS TV SHOW WRITERS ROOM INVITE FOR RICHARD
Richard is pleased as a Furi with a face full of food to announce he has been invited to attend a series of writers rooms for the forthcoming Moshi Monsters TV Series. More news as and when.
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER ON NEW DOCTOR WHO DOCUMENTARY
Richard is thrilled to announce he's signed up to become Associate Producer on a new Doctor Who ducumentary - Who's Changing - made by Capital City Entertainment. The publicity for the doco states: "For 50 years the British sci-fi series Doctor Who has been entertaining fans. In Who's Changing we will discover how fandom has changed since 2005." The project is crowd-funded and contributions can be made at the project's indiegogo page.
RICHARD INTERVIEWED IN "THE STAGE"
Richard is very proud to announce he has been interviewed in this week's edition of The Stage, giving advice on breaking into the industry and commenting on what has chnaged in recent years.