Jesse is an experienced television writer with over 100 broadcast hours to his name, and was a core writer on EASTENDERS. He has developed his original ideas with ITV Studios, the BBC and has participated in the Kudos Bush Initiative. Most recently he developed his original crime drama with BBC Studios and his grounded scifi series with Green Pavilion and MGM. Currently he is developing two crime series with Greenacre Films. He’s also writing a pilot and bible for a new crime drama for Mopar Studios, and wrote two episodes of a new drama adaptation THE CASTAWAYS for Clapperboard Studios and Paramount+, which is now shooting. He’s also providing writing and consultancy on a book to TV adaptation for Square One Productions.
Jesse wrote on HOLLYOAKS for over three years and was head writer on Sky’s DREAM TEAM, a show he also produced for over a year. Jesse was finalist for the Best Young Writer award at the Broadcast Young Talent Awards in 2006 and in 2003 won the Best Screenplay Award at the London 48 Hour Film Competition. Jesse is also a successful professional songwriter.