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Olivia Hetreed

Olivia Hetreed

After reading English at Oxford University, and forming part of the small team that made Hugh Grant's first film, Privileged, Olivia worked as a film editor, cutting major dramas for television, including Michael Winterbottom's first full length drama, Forget About Me.

She then wrote the screenplays for several highly prestigious ITV dramas, including adaptations of The Canterville Ghost:, What Katy Did and E. Nesbitt's The Treasure Seekers.

After completing Girl With A Pearl Earring, she wrote the first of BBC Television's series of contemporary stories based on The Canterbury Tales. The series will be the centrepiece of the BBC's autumn schedule, 2003.

She is currently adapting John Burnham Schwarz's novel Reservation Road for producers Andy Paterson and Anand Tucker.


Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Olivia Hetreed Facts

OccupationScreenwriter

Selected Filmography

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