Becky Overton

Becky is enjoying writing across a range of animation and live-action shows for children of all ages. Currently writing 11 episodes of a new show for CCTV/China & Riki Group/Russia, she has also recently created new stories, characters and locations for the series re-boot of Thomas and Friends and is delighted to be back writing more episodes for this heritage brand. She has also headed up the writing teams and written numerous episodes for Biggleton, Spot Bots, Justin's House (CBeebies) and Treasure Champs (3 Arrows Media), as well as writing scripts for Best Bugs (Disney XD), Something Special, Swashbuckle (CBeebies), Miffy (Blue Zoo/Merci BV), Bitz 'n' Bob (CBeebies/Fremantle), Little Roy (Jam Media), Kuu Kuu Harajuku and Shezow (Moody St. KIds).

Becky studied at Manchester University and the Purcell School of Music before becoming a producer in fringe theatre, and local radio. She worked for various television companies including Channel 4, and then for GMTV Kids/Citv, where she developed new programming and produced the popular Up On The Roof and Toonattik.

Becky has two children of her own to write stories for.