Lauren’s 3×60’ serial TINA & BOBBY, about the footballer Bobby Moore’s relationship with wife Tina, aired on ITV in January starring Michelle Keegan and directed by John McKay. She has also written an episode of upcoming series REDWATER for BBC1 and is currently writing an episode of CALL THE MIDWIFE for Neal Street/BBC1, after which she will write an episode of OUR GIRL for BBC Studios.
Since graduating from the BBC Writer’s Academy in 2010, Lauren has become a core writer on EASTENDERS. She has written over 50 episodes, including an episode of the 30th anniversary live week, and also contributes story lines.
She developed an original 60’ crime pilot, SLEEPER, with Company Pictures and previously developed her 60’ supernatural pilot STRANGER there also.
Previously a regular writer on HOLBY CITY where she was involved in story lining the show, Lauren also wrote two episodes of WATERLOO ROAD for Shed/BBC1.
Prior to becoming a writer, Lauren worked in development at Kudos Film and TV. She then went on to script edit SPOOKS before moving to EastEnders. In her first year as a freelance writer she wrote four episodes of EastEnders before being accepted onto the Writer’s Academy.