Breakfast Keynote Session: A Chat With Adrian Hodges
8:30 – 10 AM
Location: Madrid + Roma + Vienna, Market Level

Adrian Hodges has developed his passion for writing over a lifetime of estimable and award-winning projects. During this special morning event, Mr. Hodges joins us for an intimate conversation about his experience and perspective of the global television landscape. Making his debut with the 1991 drama TELL ME THAT YOU LOVE ME, Mr. Hodges then garnered worldwide attention for AMONGST WOMEN, which received a BAFTA nomination for Best Serial and won the Grand Prix award at the Banff Television Festival. As the co-creator of the ITV sci-fi drama PRIMEVAL, followed by SURVIVORS, he cemented his reputation for thought-provoking dramatic screenwriting and productions. Most recently Mr. Hodges created the BBC television series THE MUSKETEERS, which was broadcast to global acclaim. NATPE is very pleased to welcome this dynamic and important voice as our Keynote speaker. Be sure to start your day with both breakfast and this must-see conversation with a globally recognized creative talent.

Confirmed Moderator:
Clive Whittingham
, News Editor, C21 Media

Confirmed Speaker:
Adrian Hodges, Co-Creator and Lead Writer (PRIMEVAL), Creator and Showrunner (SURVIVORS and THE MUSKETEERS Series One and Two)

Speaker Bios


Adrian Hodges

Co-Creator and Lead Writer (PRIMEVAL), Creator and Showrunner (SURVIVORS and THE MUSKETEERS Series One and Two)


ADRIAN HODGES is a BAFTA and Peabody Award winning writer of television and film. His TV work includes DAVID COPPERFIELD, LORNA DOONE, KAVANAGH QC, AMONGST WOMEN, which won the Grand Prix at the BANFF TV festival, and CHARLES II - THE POWER AND THE PASSION, which won the BAFTA for best serial drama. Since 2005 he has written, Executive Produced and been Showrunner on PRIMEVAL (which he co-created with Tim Haines) SURVIVORS and THE MUSKETEERS, which has now been sold to over 140 countries worldwide. He is currently developing a range of television projects including RENKO, a series adaptation of the best-selling books by GORKY PARK writer Martin Cruz Smith. He has written the screenplays for both THE GO-BETWEEN and PETER AND WENDY, which will be shown later in 2015. His film work includes the screenplay for MY WEEK WITH MARILYN which was Golden Globe nominated and won Academy Award nominations for both Michelle Williams and Kenneth Branagh.

Clive Whittingham

News Editor, C21 Media


Clive Whittingham is news editor at C21 Media and also edits C21's Factual Weekly e-newsletter. Prior to joining the company in 2011, Clive was a journalist at the Northants Evening Telegraph and before that the Derbyshire Times. He has also worked for The Observer online and London Evening Standard.

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