Emma Lennox

Emma is the writer/creator of Unfair- a channel 4 comedy blap set in a showman’s yard in Glasgow. The project was developed from her own experiences which she presented to industry reps at the Young Films Foundation in 2019. She wrote episode three of Channel 5 psychological thriller The Holiday (2022) and was nominated for best debut writer by the TV Foundation. She has recently developed more comedy/ drama ideas with Hopscotch Films/ Channel X and TOD Productions. Emma has previously written shorts for BBC Learning, BBC Scotland and radio.

Emma's short film Grimm Street was selected for the Scottish Film Talent Network and in 2016 won the BAFTA new talent award for best actress. She devised and directed web documentary Boswell in Space, selected for Sheffield International Documentary Festival 2011. Emma won the best script prize at the Caledonian University Masters in TV writing in 2012. Emma’s background is in journalism, and she worked in factual TV production for ten years before making the jump to full time writing. Emma enjoys both dark psychological mysteries and comic weirdness.


Julia Kreitman
The Agency

Unfair, channel 4

The Holiday, Channel 5, ep 3

Grimm Street, short film, Bafta New Talent Winner

Various shorts, BBC Bitesize

Enlighten Up! BBC Scotland

Singer Factory Strike, BBC Learning

Childrens writing, Comedy, Film, Radio, Short story, Television