Marston
Bloom

Writer for television

Marston is currently sole writer and an exec producer on The Reunion, a 6x60 adaptation of best-selling author Guillaume Musso’s novel, that will film in 2021 for MGM and Make It Happen Studio. Recently, Marston acted as sole writer and an exec producer of a 6x60 Netflix original adaptation of Booker Prize Winner Aravind Adiga's Selection Day for Netflix and Seven Stories.

Marston has previously written on White Dragon, a conspiracy thriller produced by Two Brothers Pictures for ITV and Amazon, and on Rellik for Two Brothers Pictures, BBC1 and Cinemax, and before that Marston was part of the writers’ room and wrote an episode for Marcella created by Hans Rosenfeldt (The Bridge) and starring Anna Friel.

Marston also wrote on Ed McCardie’s cult drama Spotless for NBC Universal/Canal+ co-created by Academy Award-winning writer-producer Corinne Marrinan (CSI) and has written for numerous successful TV series including HustleHotel Babylon, Vera and New Tricks. Marston’s first spec script Harley Street was produced by Carnival for ITV.

He studied English at Oxford and his subsequent acting career opened at the RSC and ended up alongside Ian McKellen at the National Theatre. In between he also appeared at the Donmar, set up a fringe theatre (The Landor in Brixton) and was a regular on TV, most notably 3 years as a lead character in ITV series The Knock alongside Alex Kingston and David Morrissey.

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Television

Writer & Creator 

Adapted from best-selling author Guillaume Musso's novel.

Make It Happen Studios/MGM
In development
Director Udayan Prasad

Adaptation of Aravind Adiga novel.

Seven Stories for Netflix
Producer Chris Aird
Starring
  • Suranne Jones
  • Paul Nicholls
  • Tom Ellis
  • Oliver Dimsdale
  • Medical drama

    Carnival for ITV 1

    Writer 

    Swordfish
    1 x 60'

    Maritime crime action

    Two Brothers Pictures
    In development
    Awake
    10 x 60'

    Paranormal thriller

    Seven Stories
    In development
    Heated
    1 x 60'

    Crime drama

    ITV Studios
    In development
    Blowback
    1 x 60'

    Drama charting the effect of the international arms trade on individuals in the UK

    Left Bank Pictures
    In development
    Creator Jonny Stockwood and Mark Denton
    Director Paul Andrew Williams
    Starring
  • John Simm
  • Emilia Fox
  • Dervla Kirwan
  • Conspiracy thriller 

    Two Brothers Pictures for ITV
    Marcella
    1 x 60'
    Creator Hans Rosenfeldt & Nicola Larder
    Producer Andrew Woodhead
    Director Jonathan Teplitzky
    Starring
  • Anna Friel
  • Nicholas Pinnock
  • Laura Carmichael
  • Harry Lloyd
  • Dark crime drama created by Hans Rosenfeldt

    Buccaneer Media for ITV1
    Rellik
    1 x 60'
    Creator Jack Williams and Harry Williams
    Director Sam Millar
    Starring
  • Richard Dormer
  • Jodi Balfour
  • Patterson Joseph
  • New crime thriller

    New Pictures and Two Brothers Pictures for BBC1, Cinemax
    In development
    Spotless
    1 x 60'
    Producer Moritz Polter
    Starring
  • Brendan Coyle
  • Miranda Raison
  • Marc-André Grondin
  • Denis Ménochet
  • Jake Curran
  • Episode nine of the drama series about a crime scene cleaner

    Tandem for Canal+
    Producer Richard Burell
    Starring
  • Tamzin Outhwaite
  • Nicholas Lyndhurst
  • Comedy-drama about a group of retired police officers recruited to investigate unsolved crimes

    Wall to Wall for BBC1
    Producer Elaine Collins
    Director Thaddeus O'Sullivan
    Starring
  • Brenda Blethyn
  • Liam Cunningham
  • Ralphi Ineson
  • David Leon
  • Detective series based on the works of crime author Ann Cleeves
    ITV Studios for ITV1
    Producer Belinda Campbell
    Starring
  • Michael French
  • Lucy Gaskell
  • Sunetra Sarker
  • Core writer of the medical drama set in the Accident and Emergency department of Holby City hospital
    BBC1
    Producer Kerry Appleyard
    Starring
  • Matt di Angelo
  • Adrian Lester
  • Marc Warren
  • Drama about a group of London con artists
    Kudos for BBC1
    Producer Gareth Neame
    Starring
  • Max Beesley
  • Dexter Fletcher
  • Nigel Harman
  • Michael Obiora
  • Drama series set in a five star hotel

    Carnival for BBC1