His career started in the 1980s, working as a researcher on the groundbreaking sci-fi television film Max Headroom. He would then transfer onto Eastenders, working his way up as script editor and then producer in 1995. He would go on to write multiple episodes over the course of seventeen years.
In 2002, he created the drama series Rockface. The series is set in Glenntannoch, a fictitious town in the Scottish Highlands, and centres on a mountain rescue team led by Dr Gordon Urquhart. The major rescues and incidents in the series were based on real life rescues conducted by the Lochaber Mountain Rescue service.
He would write for several crime series, such as Law & Order: UK, DCI Banks and Midsomer Murders.
- Bishop, Bryan (2 April 2015). "The definitive oral history of 1980s digital icon Max Headroom". The Verge. Retrieved 2 April 2015.
- BBC Drama: Rockface, British Broadcasting Corporation, 2002.
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