Matthew Wakefield

Matthew’s writing career began at Hallmark UK, where he devised greeting card verses and jokes. After studying film production at The University of Wales, and making several short films, he gained his first TV commission in 2002.  Since 2012, he has been a core writer for BBC One’s popular and award-winning drama series Doctors, and has written 70 episodes to date.  His original work covers a wide range of genres, from dystopian sci-fi to crime drama and romantic comedy.  He has an MA in Screenwriting from The London College of Communication, and has taught scriptwriting at Bucks New University.

South East

Phil Adie
Nick Turner Management Ltd
Tel: 0203 723 8833

70 episodes of the BBC One drama series Doctors.

Stiletto - an award-winning short film funded by Waltham Forest Arts Council's Alfred Hitchcock Production scheme.


Childrens writing, Comedy, Film, Television