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      Jack Thorne

      Jack Thorne

      Highest Rated: 100% Help (2021)

      Lowest Rated: 23% A Long Way Down (2014)

      Birthday: Dec 6, 1978

      Birthplace: Bristol, England, UK

      Writer Jack Thorne made a career juggling media both classic and modern, working in radio and theater as well as television and cinema. By the age of 30, he had begun writing for "Skins" (E4 2007-2013), the first in a string of major British television series for which Thorne would play recurring author. He'd spend the bulk of the years to follow writing for British and American TV, plays for the stage and radio, and would inevitably come to scripting feature films. Jack Thorne was born on December 6, 1978, in Bristol, England. Thorne would pioneer a writing career at age 27, releasing his first stage play at the Bush Theatre: "When You Cure Me" (2005). Starting in his earliest years of professional writing, Thorne would jump from theater to short films-including the comedy "The Mascot" (2005) and the drama "A Supermarket Love Song" (2006)-to radio and television, making his small screen debut with an episode of the British dramedy "Shameless" (Channel 4 2004-2013). Thorne's biggest early break came in 2007, when he landed a recurring gig writing for the popular teen drama "Skins" (E4 2007-2013). Next, Thorne wrote his first full length feature film, "The Scouting Book for Boys" (2009), which earned play at the 2009 London Film Festival. Television would monopolize most of Thorne's time for the next few years, offering him a handful of episodes on each of the following series: "Cast Offs" (Channel 4 2009-), "This Is England '86" (Channel 4 2010), and the supernatural drama "The Fades" (BBC Three 2011), for which Thorne earned two BAFTA Awards. Ultimately, however, Thorne would find his way back to features, writing two films in a row: "A Long Way Down" (2014), an adaptation of Nick Hornby's seriocomic 2005 novel, and the political drama "War Book" (2014), for which he reunited with "The Scouting Book for Boys" director Tom Harper. The latter film premiered at the 2014 London Film Festival. In the same year, he created his own TV series, "Glue" (E4 2014-), a teen drama and mystery that he wrote and produced alongside Jamie Campbell. Additionally, Thorne was hired to handle the script for the DC Comics feature "Sandman."

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      Movies

      Credit
      83% 86% The Swimmers Screenwriter - 2022
      93% 79% Enola Holmes 2 Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      - 2022
      100% 91% Help Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      - 2021
      66% 43% The Secret Garden Screenwriter - 2020
      63% 42% Radioactive Screenwriter - 2019
      27% 47% Dirt Music Screenwriter - 2019
      72% 95% The Aeronauts Screenwriter,
      Executive Producer
      $30.0K 2019
      86% 88% Wonder Screenwriter $132.4M 2017
      23% 40% A Long Way Down Screenwriter $13.1K 2014
      78% 64% War Book Screenwriter - 2014
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Jonah Screenwriter - 2013
      55% 61% The Scouting Book for Boys Screenwriter - 2009

      TV

      Credit
      95% 60% Best Interests Writer 2023
      84% 82% His Dark Materials Writer,
      Executive Producer,
      Writer
      2019-2020 2022
      88% 82% Am I Being Unreasonable? Executive Producer 2022
      No Score Yet No Score Yet CripTales Writer 2020
      69% 81% The Eddy Writer 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Accident Executive Producer,
      Writer
      2019
      100% 89% The Virtues Writer 2019
      97% 90% National Treasure Writer 2016 2018
      88% 56% The Last Panthers Screenwriter 2015
      No Score Yet 100% This Is England '90 Writer 2015
      No Score Yet 100% This Is England '88 Writer 2011
      82% 88% The Fades Writer 2011
      No Score Yet 75% Skins Writer 2007-2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Shameless Writer 2007