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Jonathan Harvey comes from Liverpool and is the multi award winning writer of the play and film Beautiful Thing, the Bafta nominated sitcom Gimme Gimme Gimme and Beautiful People (Best Comedy: Banff TV Festival). He is currently on the writing teams for both Coronation Street and Shameless. His other TV work includes Rev (Bafta, Best Sitcom), At Home With The Braithwaites, Lilies, The Catherine Tate Show and Murder Most Horrid. He has written 20 stage plays including Corrie!, Canary, Hushabye Mountain, Babies, Boom Bang A Bang and Rupert Street Lonely Hearts Club. He also wrote the 2001 stage musical Closer To Heaven with the Pet Shop Boys. His theatre work has won him an Evening Standard Award, two Manchester Evening News Awards, the George Devine Award and the John Whiting Award. But perhaps most telling of all he also won the Spacehopper Championships at Butlins Pwhelli in 1976.

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If you like Jonathan Harvey you might also like to read books by David Nicholls, Amanda Powers and Helen FitzGerald.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jonathan Harvey

The Girl Who Just Appeared by Jonathan Harvey
The Girl Who Just Appeared
Jonathan Harvey
A good mystery about discovering parentage which, as is fashionable these days, comes in a dual narrative, from Holly who seeks her parents and Darren, the strange link. We flip between now and the 80s, between London, Liverpool and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/07/2014
All She Wants by Jonathan Harvey
All She Wants
Jonathan Harvey
August 2012 Debut of the Month. Award-winning playwright Jonathan Harvey’s debut novel is a very funny, wickedly well-observed, romp through the life of rags to riches soap star Jodie McGee. Jodie, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/08/2012

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