Rosemary Kay


rosie-publicity-shotTo contact Rosemary Kay (also known as Rose Kay):

Agent:  Christine Glover, Casarotto Ramsey

3rd Floor, 7 Savoy Ct, Strand, London WC2R 0EX
020 7287 4450

Rosemary was awarded a BAFTA for Best New Writer for her feature length film: This Little Life, produced by Stewart Mackinnon (Headline Pictures/BBC Film) and directed by Sarah Gavron. Shown to critical acclaim at International Festivals, it was awarded the Jury Prize for Best Debut Feature at the Toronto Film Festival, won Best Film at the Banff TV awards, in Canada, and was awarded a special Prix Europa. At the Royal Television Awards, it won Best Single Drama.  It was nominated for Best Single Drama for the BAFTA awards and was nominated for best film in the BFI Awards.

Other television and film projects include:

2021 AUDREY Original feature fiction film, profiling a period of Audrey Hepburn’s life, Sharp House Films

2020 ONCE ON A WINTER’S NIGHT 8 part original returnable thriller set in Venice, commissioned by Gaumont

2020 THE HOUSE OF NEVER COMING HOME original multi-episode dramady, commissioned by Two Cities TV 2019 2020 SUNDANCE original feature commissioned by Sharp House and BFI

2019 WILDERNESS Original 8 part drama series produced by Hat Trick Mercurio

2019 KERNAL PANIC 8 part sci-fi drama serial with Lionsgate/Further South

2018 THE DAUGHTER’S SECRET adaptation from novel for STV

2017 THE INNOCENTS Writers’ room with New Pictures / Netflix
2017 THE ROTTING HEART Original drama series with Hartswood TV
2017 CARMILA Original drama series in development with Urban Myth
2017 ONCE IN COLOMBIA Original drama series in development with ITV Studios (Exec: Kate Bartlett)
2017 HOLES IN THE WALL Original single 90 min drama with Runaway Fridge TV / BBC Scotland
2017 MAYFLOWER Original drama series in development with STV

2106 SPINNING PLATES   Original drama series  in development with ITV Studios
2015   PRECIPICE  Original drama series in development with Endor Productions
2015  THE DUCHESS Original drama series in development with Headstrong

2013  MISS ENGLAND   Commissioned by Hillbilly Productions
2011  PRE-LOVED   Commissioned by Festival Films
2010  CHRISTMAS BALL   Feature film commissioned by Ruby Films
2008  CRUNCH   6 part drama commissioned by BBC
2006  FRESHER   Returnable series commissioned by Sony / Columbia Pictures
2006  SHELF LIFE   Single drama commissioned by Zenith / Box Productions
2006  INFIDELITIES   2 part drama commissioned by Granada
2005  THE CHANGELING   Feature film commissioned by Sigma Films
2005  ADOPTION   Developed with Firefly / Carlton
2005  HOW TO MANAGE YOUR MOTHER   Returnable series commissioned by Granada

2004 WHOSE BABY, single drama, produced by Granada TV

Immersive Experiences

Dr Rose Kay founded Immersive Storylab in 2017 to create immersive cinematic experiences, using new XR technology to tell screen-based stories in new locations. Having won several R&D grants, the company explores innovative ways to lead audiences along coastal paths, through the underground cells of prison museums, on long-distance train journeys or even on boats as they cross the oceans. As CEP of the company, Rose brings the production quality of high-end film and TV to the new disciplines of VR, AR and XR.

Radio and Film

In 1996 Rosemary won the Alfred Bradley Bursary. Her radio play, Wilde Belles won a Sony Award and the Richard Imison Award.

Other radio dramas transmitted on BBC Radio:

The Yearning, Saturday afternoon drama, Radio 4 1997

Black Five Foot Nothing, Friday Night Play, Radio 4 1998

Not Either an Experimental Doll. Five part serial, Radio 4 1999

The Dying Wish, Saturday afternoon drama, Radio 4, part of horror series. 2011

The Murmuring of Water, Immersive, locative audio drama, BBC, 2013


Rosemary’s first book, Between Two Eternities, was published in 2000 by Headline in the UK. Saul was published by Random House in Canada, and St Martin’s Press in America, and has been translated into several languages. She won the BBC 2 Dennis Potter Award in 2002 for her adaptation of the story into film. It is now available as an e-book: Saul: Between Two Eternities

Rosemary was a scholar at the University of Manchester, having been awarded the President’s Doctoral Award, where she gained her PhD.

To find details of Rosemary on her agent’s site, please click casarotto


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