Other recent development projects include funded development on a contemporary drama series for ITV through ITV Studios (pilot script commissioned), and Rachel is developing drama concepts with a number of other top-flight independent production companies.
In 2016, Rachel co-developed and co-wrote, with Sasha Hails, the BBC’s critically-acclaimed adaptation of Wilkie Collins’ The Moonstone (**** Telegraph, Financial Times, Daily Mail).
The BBC DVD is available from Amazon.co.uk here:
Prior to this, Rachel co-created (with Tashin Guner) and wrote the hit BBC1 mystery series Father Brown, based on GK Chesterton’s priest detective character, currently in its fifth series. Father Brown is now one of the most successful shows the BBC has ever syndicated. It has so far sold to 184 territories globally, with 90% carriage in America alone. The show transmits in weekend prime time in territories including Australia (where it was the top-rating Saturday night drama) and the US.
Copies of the BBC edition of GK Chesterton’s original short stories, along with DVD boxed sets of the BBC series, can be purchased from Amazon.co.uk by clicking the links below:
Rachel has been writing primetime British television drama for thirteen years, including extensive work in BBC Continuing Drama, notably on EastEnders and Casualty.