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Jonathan Wilson

Jonathan began his screenwriting career on the continuing drama series River City, for which he was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA in the Writer Film/Television category in October 2016.

In 2021, he won a Writers’ Guild of America Award for his work on Netflix/Left Bank Pictures’ The Crown.

He continues to develop his own film and television projects.




THE CROWN 2018-Present

10 x 60-min returning drama series for Netflix/Left Bank Pictures



Feature film in development with Creative Scotland


RIVER CITY 2013 – 2018

60-min continuing drama for BBC Scotland

Series 19: Episode 24, Series 18: Episode 15. Series 17: Episode 23, Series 17: Episode 10, Series 16: Episode 17, Series 15: Episode 20, Series 14: Episodes 16, Series 14: Episode 3, Series 13: Episodes 23, Series 13: Episode 1, Series 12: Episode 6, Series 11: Episode 19, Series 11: Episode 5, Series 10: Episode 24



9 x 60-min TV drama.

Post-war noir conspiracy thriller set in 1950s Glasgow. (Spec pilot script and series outline)


THE REIVERS 2014-Present

Feature film. Action/adventure.

A brutal story of revenge set in 14th Century Scotland during the Wars of Independence. (Being developed)