Kenny
Emson

Kenny is a multi award winning writer for stage and screen.

He co-created, co-wrote and was associate producer on the BBC’s ground breaking multi-platform murder mystery The Last Hours of Laura K  which earned him a BAFTA nomination in Digital Creativity and a number of other prestigious television and VFX awards nominations. He adapted Agatha Christies The Coming of Mr Quin for digital media which was BAFTA CYMRU nominated for Best Game.

He was selected for the BBC Writers Academy in 2011 and has gone on to write episodes of Doctors and Eastenders. Since then he has developed original projects with a variety of indies and has been shortlisted for the Red Planet prize.

His theatre projects include Rust (Bush Theatre) Plastic (Old Red Lion / Mercury theatre ) and Terrorism (Bush Theatre). He is a past winner of the Mercury Theatre playwriting prize, the Adopt a Playwright Award, the Adrienne Benham Award and has been shortlisted for both the Bruntwood and Papatango prizes.

He currently has projects in development with RAW TV, FIREBIRD/BBC, Two and Two Films (USA) and AMC Studios (USA).

CV

Television

Writer 

Firebird for BBC
Script commission
Two and Two pictures
In development

Co-written with Gabriel Bisset-Smith.

Two and Two Pictures for AMC
In development
Raw TV
In development
Leftbank
Script commission
Moonage
In development
Kudos
Treatment commission
BBC Studios
Script commission
BBC for BBC One
New Pictures
In development
Artists Studios
Treatment commission
The Forge
Treatment commission
Company Pictures
Script optioned
BBC Wales
Script commission
Director Gabriel Bisset-Smith

Co-creator and co-writer of interactive online drama.

Winner of C21 Media Award 2016 (Best multi platform)
Winner of two Lovies Awards 2016 (Digital Creativity and People’s vote)
Nominated for BAFTA Television Craft Award: Digital Creativity 2016
Nominated for Broadcast Digital Award 2016 (Best Game)
Nominated for Prix Italia 2016 (Digital Creativity)

BBC
Doctors
1 x 30'
BBC for BBC One

Theatre

Writer 

Mercury Theatre
Queens Theatre
The Bush / Hightide
Old Red Lion
Vaults Festival
Bush Theatre
Mercury Theatre
Oxford Playhouse
Eastern Angles (Tour)

Film

Writer 

Co-written with Gabriel Bisset-Smith.

Universal
Wigwam
Feature Film commission
Creative England
Feature Film commission
Mayday
(Short Film)
Young Vic
Petrichor
(Short Film)
Producer Morgan Faverty & Louis-Jack
Director Louis-Jack
BFI / Film London

Radio

Writer 

Production Company BBC Radio 3
837.9
1 x 45'
Production Company BBC Radio 4