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Emma Reeves

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Emma is a versatile and experienced writer working across adult and children’s TV drama and the stage. Her TV credits include The Dumping GroundTracy Beaker Returns, Young Dracula, Sadie J, The Story of Tracy Beaker, Sadie Jones, Belonging, The Murder of Princess Diana (Lifetime Channel), Half Moon Investigations, Spirit Warriors and Doctors.

Her series, Eve, co-created with Leopard TV for CBBC went into production in 2014.  Her stage work includes her acclaimed adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson’s Hetty Feather (national tour and West End 2014) and prior to that adaptations of Carrie’s War (Lillian Baylis Theatre 2006, West End 2009 and national tour 2010), Little Women (West End) and Cool Hand Luke (West End Autumn 2011).

In 2011 Emma was nominated by the Writers’ Guild for Best Children’s Television Script for Tracy Beaker Returns: What You Don’t Know and again in 2013 for her script from The Dumping Ground series 2In 2012 Tracy Beaker Returns won the RTS award for Best Children’s Drama with Emma’s nominated script Money.

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