Rik Carmichael

Rik is a screenwriter who often co-writes with the director John Hay.

Together they have collaborated on a number of films including THERE’S ONLY ONE JIMMY GRIMBLE, starring Robert Carlyle and Ray Winstone, and THE STEAL, starring Alfred Molina, Stephen Fry and Helen Slater.

Rik is currently working with John on LIVES IN SECRET, a feature based on A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE by Sarah Helm, and on a feature length screenplay entitled RED RAIN, an epic film charting the Chinese Civil War. .

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FILM
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Company
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Production
UNTITLED
Company
Inflammable Films
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Commissioned to co-write treatment with John Hay for new adaptation.
Production
LIVES IN SECRET
Company
Impact Film and Television
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Commissioned to co-write with John Hay this feature based on A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE by Sarah Helm.
Production
FATHER FRANK
Company
Blue Pip Productions / Upstart Films)
Notes
Commissioned to co-write with John Hay a feature film treatment and screenplay based on Paul Burke’s novel of the same name.
Production
RED RAIN
Company
The Long March Ltd
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Commissioned to co-write with John Hay the feature film in development charting the Chinese Civil War
Production
MISSISSIPPI SISTERS
Company
P.I.E. Development
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Feature film in development
Production
THE ADMIRAL
Company
Fox International
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Feature length historical drama and highest grossing Russian film in box office history
Production
THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE
Company
Lakeshore/The Works
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Feature film starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dougray Scott and Jimi Mistry.
Production
THERE'S ONLY ONE JIMMY GRIMBLE
Company
Pathe
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Feature film starring Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone and Gina McKee
*Winner of Bear at the Berlin Film Festival; Golden Griffin for Best Film at Giffoni; Grand Prix at The European Film Festival; Best Feature at BUFF, Malmo; Grand Prix at Ale Kino, Poznan; Best Feature at KinderFilm, Vienna; Best Feature at Festival du Film Pour Enfants; Best Film at Kyoto, Japan and Best Director at Isfahan, Iran.
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THE STEAL
Company
Warner Bros
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Feature film starring Alfred Molina, Stephen Fry and Helen Slater
TELEVISION
Production
Company
Notes
Production
THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG
Company
BBC
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TV Movie starring Jason Flemyng, Jodhi May & Geoffrey Palmer.
Production
CAUSE OF DEATH
Company
BBC
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Single drama starring Tom Georgeson and Niamh Cusack.
*Winner at San Francisco Golden Gate
Production
MOON AND DOLPHIN
Company
Alexander Petrov
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Children’s animated drama.
Production
LIFE FORCE
Company
ITV
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Children’s adventure series starring Damian Lewis.
Production
I LOVE KEITH ALLEN
Company
Sky
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Comedy sketch show.
FILM
Production Company Notes
UNTITLED Inflammable Films Commissioned to co-write treatment with John Hay for new adaptation.
LIVES IN SECRET Impact Film and Television Commissioned to co-write with John Hay this feature based on A Life In Secrets: Vera Atkins and the Lost Agents of SOE by Sarah Helm.
FATHER FRANK Blue Pip Productions / Upstart Films) Commissioned to co-write with John Hay a feature film treatment and screenplay based on Paul Burke’s novel of the same name.
RED RAIN The Long March Ltd Commissioned to co-write with John Hay the feature film in development charting the Chinese Civil War
MISSISSIPPI SISTERS P.I.E. Development Feature film in development
THE ADMIRAL Fox International Feature length historical drama and highest grossing Russian film in box office history
THE TRUTH ABOUT LOVE Lakeshore/The Works Feature film starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Dougray Scott and Jimi Mistry.
THERE'S ONLY ONE JIMMY GRIMBLE Pathe Feature film starring Robert Carlyle, Ray Winstone and Gina McKee
*Winner of Bear at the Berlin Film Festival; Golden Griffin for Best Film at Giffoni; Grand Prix at The European Film Festival; Best Feature at BUFF, Malmo; Grand Prix at Ale Kino, Poznan; Best Feature at KinderFilm, Vienna; Best Feature at Festival du Film Pour Enfants; Best Film at Kyoto, Japan and Best Director at Isfahan, Iran.
THE STEAL Warner Bros Feature film starring Alfred Molina, Stephen Fry and Helen Slater
TELEVISION
Production Company Notes
THE MAN-EATING LEOPARD OF RUDRAPRAYAG BBC TV Movie starring Jason Flemyng, Jodhi May & Geoffrey Palmer.
CAUSE OF DEATH BBC Single drama starring Tom Georgeson and Niamh Cusack.
*Winner at San Francisco Golden Gate
MOON AND DOLPHIN Alexander Petrov Children’s animated drama.
LIFE FORCE ITV Children’s adventure series starring Damian Lewis.
I LOVE KEITH ALLEN Sky Comedy sketch show.