Amy Hawes

Amy Hawes is a TV writer and playwright based in Glasgow. After graduating with an MA in English Language from Edinburgh University, she was awarded a scholarship from Warner Bros. Creative Talent programme to attend the celebrated MA TV Fiction Writing Course at Glasgow Caledonian University, graduating with distinction in 2014.

She's worked as researcher/AP on 20+ TV shows including Hollyoaks, Down on the Farm, Saturday Mash Up and Junk Rescue; as junior storyliner for River City; and in development for Warner Bros. Specialising in children's TV she has written/directed sketches for CBBC Presentation and CBBC travelogue All Over the Place.

Writing commissions include: CBeebies new 14 mins drama Molly & Mack, currently airing; and 2 episodes for pre-school Biggleton, TX Spring 2019. Amy has written/directed a BAFTA New Talent-winning film Falling for Fitzgerald; and is a founding member of Tandem Writing Collective, producing new plays in pubs & theatres across Glasgow and Edinburgh. Her 60-minute theatre script Lifeline: The Gameshow Play was performed at The Old Hairdressers in Glasgow, with plans to tour in 2019.