Damian turned to scriptwriting after a career as a graphic designer and was Bafta-nominated for his first produced script.
Damian’s original 60s-set five-part drama, Privates, was last broadcast on BBC 1 in 2021 (Twenty Twenty). He has written episodes for: Call the Midwife (Neal Street/BBC); period courtroom drama Garrow’s Law (TwentyTwenty/Shed/BBC); and for swords and sandals epic AD: Beyond the Bible (Lightworkers Media). Damian has also written for Stone, an audio drama series for BBC Radio 4; and for The Bill, Waking the Dead, Trial & Retribution and Death in Paradise. More recently he’s written for Riviera (Archery/Sky Atlantic) and The Mallorca Files (Cosmopolitan Pictures/BBC).
During lockdown Damian kept some sanity by writing his first crime novel: Psychopomp. He is currently writing a second book: Into Temptation. Since September 2022 he has lived in Berlin with his wife and daughter and two imperturbable cats.
Damian Wayling is represented by Frances Arnold