Andrew Davies has written radio and stage plays, books for children and adults, television dramas, children’s TV shows, a musical and a situation comedy.
Since his 1995 adaptation of Pride and Prejudice, starring Colin Firth, he has specialised in adaptations of classic fiction. He is currently at work on a 6 hour dramatization of Les Miserables.
He also scripted the original TV version of House of Cards, on which the Netflix show is based. His film credits include Circle of Friends, The Tailor of Panama, and the first two Bridget Jones films.
He has won five Baftas and two Emmys.