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Peter Kerry

Peter Kerry is a British writer of radio and television drama.
He is probably best known for his work on the ITV soap opera Emmerdale. He co-created the children’s comedy series Big Meg, Little Meg for CITV in 1999.
For radio he has written scripts for the BBC Radio 4 long-running series The Archers, and has dramatised two E. Nesbit novels (The Magic City and The Story of the Treasure Seekers), as well as Terry Pratchett’s The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents and the comic Don Camillo stories of Giovanni Guareschi.



Emmerdale – Member of the script writing team for the ITV soap since October 2000

M.I High Series V

Screened Out  – Produced by John Montague for BBC TV Manchester.

Spyder – Script optioned by  ITV (2008)

Dick Turpin – co-written with Andrew Kirk.  Bentley Productions (2006).

Friends Reunited – co written with Martin Jameson. Thriller (2 X 90 mins) Script optioned by YTV.

Big Meg Little Meg – (Two Series) – co-created this popular children’s comedy drama with Diane Whitely for Granada Television.TX CITV Feb/March 2000 & March 2001

Children’s Ward – Storylined all thirteen eps series 11  Granada TV

Revelations –  Granada Television1997


The Story Of The Treasure Seekers – 90 minute dramatisation of E. Nesbit’s classic novel TX BBC Radio 4, December 2005

Home – 10 part dramatisation of Julie Myerson’s memoir.
TX BBC Radio 4 April/May 2004.

The Amazing Maurice And His Educated Rodents – 90 minute dramatisation of Terry Pratchett’s discworld novel
TX BBC Radio 4, August 2003.

The Magic City – dramatisation of E. Nesbitt’s little known children’s classic. Featuring David Jason and Jane Horrocks.  Watershed Productions.
TX BBC Radio 4, January 2003.

The Little World Of Don Camillo – (five series of four parts) dramatisation of Giovanni Guareschi’s stories of small town Italian life, starring Alun Armstrong, Ian Hogg and Joss Ackland. 2001-2005

The Archers – Member of the writing team from 1994 – 2000.

Into The Dark – Dramatisation of Nicholas Wilde’s novel for children. .
Winner of the Best Children’s Radio 1997 Writers Guild(GB)Award 1997.
TX BBC Radio 4, November 1996


Time Of Their Lives – co-written with Lindsay Willliams. Developed with and commissioned by the Triangle Scheme for Creative England.

Visionaries –  Co-written with Lindsay Williams. Developed for NW Media & Vision with Caroline Cooper Charles of Warp Films.

Faerie – horror story co written with Mark Illis.

Chicken – Spec script horror/comedy.Co-written with Martin Jameson, based on their radio drama originally broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

Dinner With Stanley Kubrick –  (2005). Spec rites of passage comedy drama about obsession, betrayal and growing up in the eighties.