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Howard Overman

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Period  2005–present
Name  Howard Overman
Role  Television writer

Occupation  Screenwriter and television producer.
Genre  Comedy, drama, adventure, science fiction
Books  Merlin: The Last Dragonlord
Awards  British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series
Nominations  British Comedy Award for the Best Comedy Drama
Movies and TV shows  Misfits, Atlantis, Dirk Gently, Vexed, Dis/Connected
Similar People  Nathan Stewart‑Jarrett, Lauren Socha, Antonia Thomas, Jack Donnelly, Joe Gilgun

Misfits | Interview with writer Howard Overman

Howard Overman is a British television writer who has written scripts for serial dramas such as Hotel Babylon, New Tricks, Hustle, Harley Street and Merlin. He created the series Misfits which won the 2010 BAFTA Television Award for Best Drama Series and the police-procedural comedy Vexed. In 2010 Overman created the BBC Four drama series Dirk Gently based on the novels by Douglas Adams. He wrote the script for the pilot and the first episode and also served as an executive producer. He created the BBC One fantasy drama Atlantis first aired in autumn 2013.

In 2016 Overman made a return to E4 with his series Crazyhead, a co-production with Channel 4 and Netflix. Overman serves as an executive producer with his company Urban Myth Films.


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