Neil Cross (born February 9, 1969 in Bristol , England ) is a Booker Prize nominated writer and screenwriter who was born and raised in the United Kingdom and currently lives in Wellington , New Zealand .
Cross was born in Bristol and raised in Edinburgh with his mother and stepfather. After the two separated, he moved back to Bristol and attended the Brislington Comprehensive School. He later went to the University of Leeds before entering the publishing industry. In 2002 he moved to Wellington with his family. He continues to write, among other things he is the lead author of the BBC television series Spooks - In the sights of MI5 and the creator of the series Luther with Idris Elba .
He was involved in the script of the 2013 horror film Mama .
- 2012 Ngaio Marsh Award for Luther. The Calling (German Luther. The threat . DuMont, Cologne 2012)
- 2011: Luther. The Calling (German Luther. The threat . DuMont, Cologne 2012, ISBN 978-3-8321-6198-9 )
- 2010: Captured
- 2009: Burial
- 2007: Natural History
- 2006: Heartland (a memorandum )
- 2004: Always the Sun (nominated for the Booker Prize )
- 2003: Holloway Falls
- 1999: Christendom
- 1998: Mr In-Between (adapted from the film Mr In-Between (also called The Killing Kind ))
- 2001: A Murder Ballade (Mr In-Between)
- 2007-2008: Spooks - In the sights of MI5 ( Spooks , TV series, 8 episodes)
- 2008: The Fixer (TV series)
- 2010: Whistle and I'll Come to You (TV movie)
- 2013: mom
- 2013: Doctor Who (TV series, 2 episodes)
- 2014: Crossbones (TV series, 9 episodes)
- 2015–2019: Luther (TV series, 20 episodes)
- 2018: Hard Sun (miniseries, 6 episodes)
- Neil Cross. Simon & Schuster , accessed on July 5, 2011 .
- Neil Cross: Books: That Difficult Fourth Novel. New Zealand Listener , archived from the original on June 21, 2009 ; accessed on July 5, 2011 .
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||British author and screenwriter|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 9, 1969|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Bristol , England, UK|