Darragh
Mortell

Screenwriter and director

Darragh Mortell is a writer and director who works within the mediums of television, audio and film. He was awarded the 2020 Prix Europa Best European fiction of the year for his BBC Radio Wales play I am Kanye West. He is currently second unit directing on The Fantastic Flitcrofts starring Academy award winner, Mark Rylance and has an array of his own projects in development with various companies.  

Darragh is also an alumni of the BBC Wales Writersroom and is a current BFI Bafta crew member with a host of award winning and acclaimed short films to his name including Donald Mohammed Trump starring Asim Chaudhry and Holly Dempsey. 

CV

Television

Writer 

Series 2, episode 2.

Zodiak Kids for BBC iPlayer
In production

A group of youths suffering from mental illnesses meet to talk out their issues.

BBC Writersoom & Boom Cymru for BBC Wales
In production
Bad Wolf
In development
Hillbilly
In development

Director 

A sitcom about the trials and tribulations of running a burger van in a layby in the middle of Wales.

BBC Wales

Writer & Director 

Creator Gary Parker & Elaine Sperber
Starring
  • Millie Innes
  • Zodiak Kids for CBBC
    Creator Paul Rose
    Starring
  • Dani Harmer
  • Zodiak Kids for CBBC

    Second Unit Director 

    The Athena
    26 x 30'
    Producer Paul McKenzie & Foz Allan

    New teen drama about an ex-model following her dreams of becoming a fashion designer.

    Bryncoed Productions for SKY

    Film

    Second Unit Director 

    Starring Mark Rylance.

    BBC Films
    In production

    Writer & Director 

    Beauty in the Street
    Nominated for Screen Nation Award
    Short
    Starring
  • Tanya Fear
  • A musical take on diversity in East London

    Starring
  • Asim Chaudhry
  • Satirical short film

    Peep Dish
    Best Experimental Film at 2015 London Independent Film Festival
    Short

    When a peeping tom stumbles upon a mysterious box on the side of the road, he becomes imprisoned and forced to analyze the murky consequences of his addiction up close

    Radio

    Writer 

    Production Company BBC Wales
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    In development
    Production Company BBC Wales
    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4
    In development
    Production Company BBC Studios
    Broadcaster
    In development
    I Am Kanye West
    Best European Fiction Of The Year - Prix Europa Awards 2020
    45'

    Sule Rimi was nominated for Best Actor at the BBC Audio Awards


    Broadcaster BBC Radio 4