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Rachel and Father Brown co-creator Tahsin Guner are currently writing a primetime drama series pilot for Channel Four through King Bert (funded development).

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 (****  TelegraphFinancial Times, Daily Mail).

The Moonstone transmitted on BBC1 and the iPlayer from 31st October 2016, and repeated on BBC1 over Christmas 2016.

The BBC DVD is available from here:

Rachel also 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 sixth 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 by clicking the links below:


Rachel has been writing primetime British television drama for fifteen years, including extensive work in BBC Continuing Drama, notably on EastEnders and Casualty.