Jack Thorne

Jack Thorne

  • Birthday: 1978-12-06
  • Place of birth: Bristol, England, UK

Biography

Jack Thorne is an English screenwriter and playwright who has written for radio, theatre and film. Thorne began his TV career writing on Shameless and Skins, before writing Cast Offs in 2009. He has since created the shows Glue, The Last Panthers, Kiri and The Accident. He is also the writer of the television adaptation of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials. He has won five BAFTA awards: Best Mini-Series for This is England ’88, Best Drama Series for The Fades, Best Single Drama for Don't Take My Baby, Best Serial for This is England ’90 and Best Original Series for National Treasure. Thorne's feature film credits include The Scouting Book for Boys, War Book, A Long Way Down, Wonder (starring Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson) and The Aeronauts (starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne). Thorne is also a prolific playwright, having written the critically acclaimed The Solid Life of Sugar Water, Hope, The End of History, and adaptations of Let the Right One In at the Royal Court, and Woyzeck (starring John Boyega) and A Christmas Carol at the Old Vic. He also wrote the stage play for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child based on an original story by Thorne, J.K. Rowling, and John Tiffany, which won the Olivier Award for Best New Play in 2017 and the 2018 Tony Award for Best Play.

Production

The Aeronauts

2019

As Executive Producer

Enola Holmes 2

2022

As Executive Producer

Then Barbara Met Alan

2022

As Executive Producer

Jonah

2013

As Writer

A Long Way Down

2014

As Screenplay

War Book

2015

As Writer

Sovereign

0000

As Screenplay

Wonder

2017

As Screenplay

The Aeronauts

2019

As Story

Dirt Music

2019

As Screenplay

Enola Holmes

2020

As Screenplay

The Aeronauts

2019

As Screenplay

Seance on a Wet Afternoon

0000

As Screenplay

Radioactive

2020

As Screenplay

The Secret Garden

2020

As Screenplay

A Christmas Carol

2020

As Writer

The Swimmers

2022

As Writer

Enola Holmes 2

2022

As Writer

Help

2021

As Writer

Then Barbara Met Alan

2022

As Writer

Don't Take My Baby

2015

As Writer

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