Pete Simpson body of work

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Completed Scripts

            


STORM COMING  (2018) Feature – Female lead provocative American action –
adventure. Terrifying nuclear stealth caper.


                  
THE WEDDING DIARY
Publisher-commissioned screenplay adaptation of
                   Margaret James's best selling romantic comedy novel. Her 17th novel.

                  
                  
FINALIST in the 2014 Romantic Novelist Association - Romantic Comedy of the
                   Year Award. 4.8/5 Amazon & Goodreads "Ordinary Reader" reviews in US & UK.

           


          


GRIT (2017)  TV Series – Retro police crime/mystery set in 1959 Britain. Two female leads.
Pilot (Golden Arrow) is also developed as a feature.
 
BlueCat Hollywood comp. Judge #8107: "Anything but cookie-cutter. A fun vivid story... high
degree of intrigue, adventure... compelling... fast pace... Characters are distinct."
  2018 Fresh
Voices Hollywood comp.
Judge’s scorecard (A to D): "A for Premise, Marketability, Castability."
2018 Rocliffe/BAFTA comp. judge  "... original premise... strong dialogue... interesting characters.


                  
LENNIE'S WORLD (2017) Theatre – Clash of worlds dark comedy, set in a
                   hilarious lab
– where emotions are running high.

                   2017 rehearsed reading production @ Actors & Writers London.

           


UTTER MADNESS (2016) Feature – American action-adventure road thriller. Female lead.

Semifinalist
Filmmakers Int. Hollywood comp. Judge # 9106 comments: "Wonderful
premise...strong characters... dialogue is another strong aspect of the script."


                   THE MORNING AMTRAK  (2015)  Theatre – Fork in the road drama
                   set on a bleak Arizona station & Hogan. Female lead.
 

        

                  


DANCING IN SANTA FÉ  (2013) Theatre – Drama set in a residential care home. 3 female leads.

 Rehearsed reading production @ The Cygnet Theatre, Exeter.

 
                  
THE COALMINER (2013) Feature – Time-slip forbidden love.

                   WE ALL GOT DINGS  (2014) TV Series – Offbeat Sitcom set in California.

                   MAGIC BOY  (2015) Feature – Heart-warming reverse mentor-drama.

                   PARADISE JUNCTION  (2015) Theatre (short) – Forbidden love ghost.

 
        

Advancement has come through competition submittals - with associated professional judges' critical advice.