David Cosgrove


MacFarlane Chard
33 Percy Street

Telephone: 020 7636 7750


David Cosgrove

Extensive credits across theatre, radio and television which include creating two series for CITV (Butterfingers, Uncle Dad) the latter winning Scottish BAFTA Best Children's TV.  

Finalist, Red Planet Prize 2012.  

Theatre work includes over a dozen commissioned plays (Mull Theatre, Borderline, Peninsula Theatre, Arden Entertainment, Pavilion Glasgow, First Base, Govan Initiative, Craigmillar Festival, and Scottish Youth Theatre.) 

His hit musical 3 Steps To Heaven has had over a dozen professional productions including three number one UK tours. 

His first feature film Elemental Fear is in post-production, and he has scripted several short films for Barnardos, and NHS Scotland. 

In addition to his skills as a writer, script editor and dramaturg, David has worked for the BBC as a script reader, comedy consultant, stand-up judge, and writing tutor.  Since 2014 he has been a Short Course lecturer in Screenwriting at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

As a full voting member of BAFTA he has both chaired and been a member of juries for BAFTA Scotland, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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