The Writers

InSecurity was written by professional writers:

Luke Bailey:  Luke is an actor/writer best known for playing Sam Bateman in Casualty and Marley Kelly in Waterloo Road. As well as writing an episode of In Security Luke has been writing projects for The Lowry Theatre Salford Quays and The Bolton Octagon as well as being a member of the BBC Northern Writers Group.

Maeve Larkin: Maeve has been an actor for 20 years, which included a stint on the stand-up circuit back in the 90s. She was a script-reader for various theatres in the North-West before writing her first commissioned play last year Can You Keep A Secret? for Mikron Theatre – the company that tours by narrowboat. Her second play Don’t Shoot The Messenger! a comedy about the demise of the postal service, tours nationally this year. Another commission, A Shut & Open Case, was produced recently for a national conference on children’s safeguarding. Maeve is a member of writersroom’s Northern Writers’ Group and was one of four writers on the writing team for ‘InSecurity’.

Hannah Pike: Hannah graduated from her MA in scriptwriting from Salford University in 2009. Her script ‘Exposure’ won the ‘BBC writersroom Future Talent Award 2010’ and further development support and mentoring. In 2010 Hannah also secured her first professional writing work as a shadow writer on series 8 of ‘Shameless’. Since then Hannah has been invited to participate in the ‘Hollyoaks’ story conference, the ‘BBC Skylight Scheme’ at the Drama Writers Festival, a new BBC scheme which will result in a commissioned online drama series, and Cofilmic’s Comedy Lab funded by Creative England.

Joe Quick: Joe is a Manchester based writer and recent graduate of Sheffield Hallam University with a BA Honours in English. Whilst studying, Joe won the BBC Future Talent Award for Writers with his screenplay ‘Keeping Britain’. Since winning the award, Joe’s short play ‘Interview’ was featured at BBC’s Turn Up The Talent Showcase and he continues to develop his work with the BBC Writersroom when he is not travelling the world.