Diane is an experienced scriptwriter, showrunner, script editor and producer. She worked as development producer and head writer/showrunner on Series 1 and 2 of the RTS and BAFTA nominated hit gothic teen drama, HOUSE OF ANUBIS, which Lime Pictures and Studio 100 produced for Nickelodeon US & UK, spun off from the top rating Belgian series.Â She also wrote a feature length special of the show along with episodes for Series 3.Â She has worked with Studio 100 on a number of other feature and TV series ideas. Her previous work includes writing and producing for Granada Kids on shows such as GIRLS IN LOVE, THE WORST WITCH and 24 SEVEN as well as writing on BAFTA nominated series TOPSY AND TIM.Â Di has a number of original series ideas in development and recently won development finance from Creative England to develop a book to film adaptation of GIRL, MISSING by Sophie McKenzie, which she will write and produce. Her co-devised original series for CBBC, WORLD'S END, was broadcast in April and May 2015 and she is currently working on developing an online series. Diane has been commissioned by CBBC to write a treatment for an original 90 minute children's film, and she has written two episodes of new CBBC series JAMIE JOHNSON.
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