Daran is an experienced BAFTA and RTS award-winning and EMMY-nominated TV drama writer. His credits include CORONATION STREET (on which he was one of the core writers for many years and won a 2010 Writers' Guild Award), EASTENDERS and HOLLYOAKS. He was the Associate Head Writer on the US soap ALL MY CHILDREN for ABC, for which he was nominated for an EMMY award.
Daran's original drama THE ROAD TO CORONATION STREET was the winner of the 2011 BAFTA and RTS awards for Best Single Drama, the Broadcast Digital Award for Best Scripted Programme and the 2011 RTS North West award for Best Script Writer. Telling the story of CORONATION STREET it was directed by Charles Sturridge and starred Jane Horrocks, Celia Imrie and Stephen Berkoff amongst others.
Daran is currently working on several new dramas with a number of producers, including ideas in development with ITV, Vox Pictures, BBC Comedy, Buccaneer Media and Monkey Kingdom in addition to writing on EASTENDERS as part of the core team. NBC Universal commissioned him to write a series bible and pilot script for a drama series and he co-wrote two pilot scripts for a new drama idea with Rupert Everett for Scott Free Productions. Daran has also worked with Lovely Day Productions, developing a number of original drama and comedy drama ideas including a comedy pilot, KITTEN CHIC, which premiered on Sky Living as part of their Love Matters season in April 2013. He was story producer on ITV2's BAFTA Audience Award-winning THE ONLY WAY IS ESSEX and is currently working as story executive on the BAFTA award-winning structured reality show MADE IN CHELSEA and on the structured reality show THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF CHESHIRE.
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