Tom Butterworth is a writer for film and television, who was behind the award-winning Mojo (which he wrote with his brother Jez), and the dark comedy Birthday Girl, starring Nicole Kidman.
Since 2007, he has been writing with Chris Hurford. Together they have written on a number of television series including Ashes to Ashes, and the final two part episode for series 18 of Silent Witness.
They are currently working on the second series of Fortitude for Fifty Fathoms and Sky Atlantic and the major new series Tin Star for Kudos and Sky. They are also developing their original drama The Few, about gangsters in Soho set during the Second World War.
Creator & Writer
Writer & Creator
Crime series set in a remote mountain town filled with migrant oil workers
Second series of the Arctic thriller
Co-writing with Chrus Hurford on the crime drama
Historical drama set during the Great Fire of London in 1666
Co-written with Chris Hurford for Armstrong and Miller
Two episodes of the medical comedy drama series
Adaptation of the book by Georgia Byng co-written with Chris Hurford
Film adaptation of Jez Butterworth's play about a double-dealer who jeopardizes the lives of a 1950s London rock star and his entourage
Feature film about a mail order bride