To contact Rosemary Kay:
Media Agent: Christine Glover, Casarotto Ramsey
020 7287 4450
Literary Agent: Caradoc King, AP Watt,
12-26 Lexington St, London W1F OLE.
+44 (0)20 3214 0856
Rosemary was awarded a BAFTA in 2004 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:
Whose Baby, single drama, commissioned and produced by Granada 2004
How to Manage Your Mother, returnable series, commissioned by Granada 2005
Adoption developed with Firefly/Carlton 2005
The Changeling feature film, commissioned by Sigma Films 2005
Infidelities, two part drama, commissioned by Granada 2006
Shelf Life, single drama commissioned by Zenith/Box Productions 2006
Fresher, returnable series commissioned by Sony/Columbia Pictures 2006
Crunch, six part drama commissioned by BBC 2008
Pre-loved commissioned by Festival Films 2011
In 1996 Rosemary won the Alfred Bradley Bursary. Her radio play, Wilde Belles won a Sony Award and the Richard Imison Award.
Other 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
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