Victoria Asare-Archer

Writer for TV, theatre and film

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Biography

After being selected for the CBBC New Writing Voices scheme, Victoria went on to write for shows such as Hetty Feather and Wolfblood. In 2014 she took part in a similar scheme across the BBC’s continuing drama productions and is currently working on original developments. 

In 2015, Victoria won the BBC Writersroom Ideastap Inspires competition with a short film script, Picture Perfect, was a semi-finalist in the Screenwriting Goldmine competition with her original TV pilot, Glastonbury and was shortlisted for the London Screenwriters Festival contest. In 2011 she was shortlisted for the Angle at Bush Theatre, Be Discovered competition with a one-act play, Bugs of a Third Kind

Victoria is a graduate of the Creative Writing (Screenplays and Plays) MA at City University in London and is a member of the First Ten Pages writers’ group, a London based collective of playwrights and screenwriters. 

She works in the arts and worked at the BBC for six years (managing publicity for BBC Television and BBC Films).

CV

TV

Writer

Creator Idris Elba
Starring
  • Idris Elba
  •  

    New comedy-drama starring Idris Elba, to be broadcast in 2019.

    Brown Eyed Boy & Green Door for Netflix
     
     

    Treatment commissioned for a political drama series.

    Hillbilly Films
    In development
     
    The Rook
    1 x 60
    Creator Sam Holcroft and Al Muriel
     

    Part of UK writers’ room for spy drama series, working with Twilight author Stephenie Meyer.

    Starz for Virgin
    In development
     
    Producer Foz Allan
     
    Bryn Coed Productions
    In development
     
     

    Victoria returned to write on series 4 of the hit CBBC series.

    CBBC for BBC
     
    Creator Debbie Moon
    Producer Johnathan Wolfman
    Writer Victoria Asare-Archer
    Starring
  • Aimee Kelly
  • Bobby Lockwood
  • Louisa Connolly-Burnham
  • Leona Vaughan
  •  

    Series 5 of CBBC werewolf drama.

    CBBC for BBC
     
    Director Delyth Thomas
    Writer Victoria Asare-Archer
    Starring
  • Isabel Clifton
  • Polly Allen
  • David Knight
  • Redmand Rance
  •  

    Series 3 of the Victorian-set series based on Jacqueline Wilson's book. 

    CBBC for BBC
    In development
     
    Producer Rebecca Hodgson and Rebecca Ramsden
     

    Pilot script commissioned for bestselling YA
    novel adaptation.

    Lime PIctures
    In Development
     
     

    Treatment commissioned for adult drama. Part
    of C4’s Diverse Rocket Writers initiative.

    Acme Films for Channel 4
    In development
     
     

    Treatment commissioned for teen period drama.

    Eleven Films
    In development