Jeff’s original storytelling often has a factual underpinning, and themes casting light on cultural attitudes, present and past. A compulsive viewer, his tastes are broad. Conspiracy and crime are also grist to his mill.
His first feature screenplay HEARTLAND, the story of two runaway slaves in 18th century London, was optioned to Crucial Films. His pilot script DEATHLESS is being developed as a series with Snowed-In Productions in 2020.
Londoner Jeff studied at St Martins School of Art and went on to do a BA(Hons) in Film and Television at UCA Farnham, Surrey. His interest in the history and politics of London, also led to postgraduate studies in urban regeneration at UCL.
After working as a researcher and assistant producer in BBC factual television, he began writing drama. His passion is creating bold, high concept series which retain a sensitivity to the intricate detail of human lives.
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DEATHLESS is an original high concept TV drama series in development with Snowed-In Productions. A mysterious black stranger in Trinidad inherits a vast fortune, angering the international aristocratic family of the deceased.
Snowed-In produced MRS WILSON for BBC1, and new serial TOO CLOSE is coming to ITV later in 2020.
RED DOG RUNNING is a 4 x 60 serial inspired by true events, telling the extraordinary story of the mercenary, fantasist and chancer in Reagan’s America, who planned an invasion of Grenada three years before it happened. A tale of greed, lust and Cold War geopolitics. Pilot episode and outline available.
FLAMINGO is a serial inspired by an untold history: the true story of how MI6 secretly funded the black struggle in the 1960s. Outline treatment available.
Jeff is currently working on a new epic adventure story set in the Viking era.