Socrates Adams and Anneliese Mackintosh are a Bristol-based husband and wife writing team. They are currently have a comedy drama series under option to Baby Cow Productions, and are developing their original sitcom with Hat Trick Productions. They are also currently developing a feature film.
Socrates’ first film, WIZARD’S WAY, won the London Comedy Film Festival Discovery Award. It was optioned for a remake by Jack Black’s production company, Electric Dynamite. Socrates is also a novelist. His first novel, EVERYTHING’S FINE, was nominated for the Guardian’s First Book Award. His second novel, A MODERN FAMILY, was published by Bluemoose Books.
Anneliese is an award-winning literary writer. Her latest novel, BRIGHT AND DANGEROUS OBJECTS, was published by Tin House. Her first novel, SO HAPPY IT HURTS, published by Jonathan Cape, was shortlisted for a DIVA Rising Star Award and has been optioned by Eleventh Hour Films. Her short story collection, ANY OTHER MOUTH, won the Green Carnation Prize for LGBT literature. Anneliese’s fiction has been broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and she had a 30-minute play on BBC Radio Scotland.