Jed Mercurio

Category: TV

We spoke to Jed Mercurio (Line of Duty, Bodies, Cardiac Arrest) at the TV Drama Writers' Festival in July 2014.

Jed talks about which dramas and characters inspired him.

He describes his unusual journey into being a scriptwriter for television.

He explains why he was attracted to the idea of writing a police drama and the particular focus of Line of Duty on police corruption.

Jed also explores why he has been complimented on writing realistic female characters and shares his advice for new writers.

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