22 Dec 2018

Jed Mercurio - Writer of Bodyguard and Line of Duty

From Saturday Morning, 9:06 am on 22 December 2018

Jed Mercurio is an acclaimed UK writer for television. His most recent productions are Bodyguard and Line of Duty, both of which have broken audience records. His other credits include Lady Chatterley's Lover, Critical, Strike Back, Bodies, The Grimleys and Cardiac Arrest. Line of Duty and Bodies are both winners of the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Series; Line of Duty won the 2018 Broadcasting Press Guild Award for Best Drama Series and Mercurio won Best Writer. The first four seasons of Line of Duty have so far been nominated for 10 BAFTA Awards. Mercurio is a former hospital physician and Royal Air Force officer, having originally planned to specialise in aviation medicine.