Diana Tyler

Managing Director

Currently focused on Television Drama

Diana worked in BBC Radio Drama before undertaking freelance work in film and stage productions, including co-organising the memorable Bedford Square Book Bang. She is a founding Director of MBA and especially interested in widening the range of her clients’ writing talents by encouraging them to work across several genres. Her clients include fiction and non-fiction authors and writers for film, TV, radio and the stage. She is a member of the Council of the PMA and for seven years was co-chair of the Dramatists’ & Directors section.

 

Clients of Diana Tyler

Jad Adams

Author

Jad Adams has worked as an author, television producer and a journalist. His books include …

Rukhsana Ahmad

Author | Scriptwriter

Rukhsana was born in Pakistan and now lives in West London.  She has been a …

Campbell Armstrong

Author

Campbell Armstrong was born in Glasgow and educated at Sussex University. After living in the …

Jefferson Bannis

Scriptwriter

Born in London, Jefferson Bannis studied Film and Television at UCA Farnham, Surrey. He then …

Kate Brian

Author

Kate Brian is the author of four books on women’s health and fertility. She wrote …

Jeremy Burnham

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

Formerly an actor, Jeremy turned to writing when offered an exclusive contract to write for …

Jeffrey Caine

Author | Scriptwriter

Born in London, Jeffrey Caine was educated at the Universities of Sussex and Leeds. He …

Glenn Chandler

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

After his critical and sell-out success with CLEVELAND STREET THE MUSICAL, Glenn Chandler adapted for …

Neil Clarke

Scriptwriter

Armed with a degree in ‘Creative Photography’, Neil began to earn his living with a …

Andrew Cornish

Author | Scriptwriter

Andrew trained in photography and graphic design. He was chosen as among the year’s best …

Bert Coules

Playwright | Scriptwriter

Bert Coules wandered through a succession of jobs from fringe opera company manager to BBC …

Lisa Evans

Playwright

Lisa started out as an actor in radio and television, as well as stage. She …

Ian Greaves

Author | Scriptwriter

Writer, researcher and broadcaster Ian Greaves was born in Darlington and educated at Leeds University. …

John Healy

Author

Award-winning writer John Healy was born in London in 1943 to Irish immigrant parents in …

Paul Herzberg

Playwright | Scriptwriter

Paul first trained as a screenwriter then as an actor at LAMDA. He has performed in …

Ming Ho

Playwright | Scriptwriter

Ming began her career as Script Executive at independent Zenith Productions, working across a slate …

Terry Hodgkinson

Author | Scriptwriter

Born in the Midlands, Terry studied painting at St Martin’s School of Art and lived …

BS Johnson

Author

An innovative novelist, poet, playwright and film-maker, B S Johnson died at the height of …

Carolyn S. Jones

Scriptwriter

Carolyn has been a full-time writer for TV, radio and theatre for over twenty years. …

Julian Jones

Scriptwriter

Born in London in 1959, of American and Argentinian parents, Julian Jones trained at RADA …

Philip Martin

Author

Philip is a writer who has worked in all aspects of drama that includes plays and …

Anne McCaffrey

Author

Anne McCaffrey was one of the world’s leading science-fiction and fantasy writers and won both Hugo …

Gigi McCaffrey

Author

Gigi McCaffrey collaborated with her late mother, Anne McCaffrey, on three short stories collected in …

Alice Nutter

Playwright | Scriptwriter

Alice Nutter was part of the pop band/collective Chumbawamba before leaving the band to write. …

Philip Palmer

Author | Scriptwriter

Philip Palmer is a screenwriter and novelist with a particular interest in the science fiction, …

Stef Penney

Author | Scriptwriter

Stef Penney was born and raised in Edinburgh. She is a novelist and screenwriter, and …

Lena Rae

Scriptwriter

Lena gained a degree in Performing Arts, at Middlesex University, before embarking on a career …

Tony Ramsay

Author

Tony’s work for the stage includes THE BLUETHROAT, (shortlisted for the Peggy Ramsay award), MESSAGE …

Jane Rawlinson

Author

Jane was born in Germany and brought up in Somerset. She lived and worked in …

Carol Rocamora

Author | Playwright

Dr. Carol Rocamora is an educator, translator, playwright and critic. Her three volumes of the …

Christopher and Christine Russell

Author

Christopher Russell was a postman when he had his first radio play broadcast in 1975, …

Elspeth Sandys

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

Novelist and playwright, Elspeth Sandys, divides her time between New Zealand and the UK. She …

Margaret Simpson

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

Margaret Simpson was educated at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School, Liverpool and read English at Newnham …

Laurie Slade

Scriptwriter

Born in Kenya, theatre has always been a major focus in Laurie’s life. He spent …

Guy Slater

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

Guy Slater’s career has spanned acting, directing and producing both for television and theatre, as …

Jessica Smith

Scriptwriter

Jessica Smith is a screenwriter who grew up in Sydney, Australia and moved to London …

Paul Stephenson

Scriptwriter

Paul Stephenson was born and raised in northern dockside ‘City of Culture’ (Hull) and worked …

Martin Stone

Scriptwriter

Martin was brought up in London and Devon and studied science and history at Cambridge …

Peter Tinniswood

Author | Scriptwriter

Peter Tinniswood, author, playwright and broadcaster, was born in Liverpool in 1936. He worked as …

Marjorie Wallace

Author

Marjorie Wallace is an award-winning investigative journalist, author and broadcaster, and is chief executive of …

Mark Wallington

Author | Scriptwriter

Mark Wallington was born in Swanage, Dorset. He is much sought after as a film …

Dan & Nuria Wicksman

Scriptwriter

Husband and wife team Dan & Nuria Wicksman began writing together at film school in …

Patrick Wilde

Playwright | Scriptwriter

Patrick trained as an actor at the Weber Douglas Academy. He subsequently worked as both …

Paul Wilson

Author

Paul Wilson lives in Lancashire. He has worked in a range of social-care settings and …

Valerie Windsor

Author | Playwright | Scriptwriter

Valerie Windsor was born in Essex but has spent most of her life in and …

David Wingrove

Author

David Wingrove is the Hugo-Award winning co-author (with Brian Aldiss) of Trillion Year Spree: The …