Sad News About our Writer and Friend Jeff Murphy

Our friend and client since 2011, Jeff Murphy, has died in New Zealand, 30 August 2022.  Jeff was 70.

Jeff was given a writer’s BAFTA award for the successful detective series HINTERLAND.

He was nominated for a second writing BAFTA for Hinterland.  Jeff was also a writer and producer on the critically acclaimed 8 x 1hour television series, HIDDEN (Craith), co-created by his son, Mark Andrew.

Three feature films DENMARK, JUSTINE and FAIRYTALE were produced from Jeff’s screenplays:

DENMARK starring Rafe Spall, directed by Adrian Shergold, was produced by David Aukin & Ed Talfan for BBC Films/FAW;

JUSTINE, directed by Jamie Patterson;

FAIRYTALE was based on Jeff’s beautiful script Fairytale of New York.

Jeff co-founded Cardiff-based company Severn Screen from 2009 to 2018.

A Random House/Penguin author, his book on boxer Johnny Owen, now adapted for the screen, was elected the London Sunday Times Sports Book of the Month.

We will miss him so much.