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Michael Wearing

Michael Wearing


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Writer (feature film)

Bellman and True (1987) as Screenwriter
Fellow Traveller (1986) as Screenwriter
Drama about a McCarthy-era American screenwriter in Hollywood who exiles himself to London to avoid testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Black Stuff, The (1980) as Script Supervisor

Producer (feature film)

Edge of Darkness (2010)
Boston cop Thomas Craven assumes that the bullet that killed his daughter was meant for him. But the investigation leads him, instead, into a shadowy realm where money and politics intersect. If Craven wasn't a target before, he is now.
South West Nine (2001) as Co-Producer
Brixton, South London 2000: the meeting point of black, white, gay, straight, homeless and affluent. Against this backdrop, six unique individuals weave their way through this urban labyrinth and become entangled in a frenzied and soul-searching 24 hours, that will alter their lives forever.
When the Sky Falls (2000) as Producer
In 1990, at the age of 31, Veronica Guerin abandoned an unsuccessful career in public relations and took up journalism. In the following six years she became Dublin's most celebrated investigative reporter through a series of articles exposing the drug barons of the city's underworld. On June 26, 19
Human Traffic (1999) as Co-Executive Producer
For Jip, the endless slacking and McJobbing he endures all week long just kills the time until Friday night arrives. That's when he'll cut loose, meet up with his four best friends and board one raucous rollercoaster that'll take them all on an insane ride straight through to Monday morning. Welcome
Family, The (1994) as Executive Producer
The routine, everyday lives of struggling working-class family--dominated by Charlo, a brutish and overbearing patriarch who physically and emotionally abuses his wife Paula and their children.
First and Last (1994) as Producer
A recently retired man undertakes an 850-mile trek by foot, much to the concern and consternation of his wife and children.
Buddha of Suburbia, The (1993) as Executive Producer
Based on Hanif Kureishi's autobiographical novel, this BBC miniseries sketches the complicated 1970s life of young Karim Amir, a South London suburban teen born to an Indian father and an English mother.
Fellow Traveller (1986) as Producer
Drama about a McCarthy-era American screenwriter in Hollywood who exiles himself to London to avoid testifying before the House Un-American Activities Committee.

Producer (special)

American, The (2001) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Drama based on the novel by Henry James, "The American," about a self-made Midwesterner who discovers the sinister secret of an aristocratic French family when he falls in love with a daughter of the family. Christopher Newman, a 19th century "new man" who has amassed a fortune in California, heads
Seeing Red (2000) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Coral Atkins, a British soap star of the 1970s, becomes deeply affected by the plight of children from troubled homes. Against considerable odds, Coral harnesses her celebrity to launch a crusade to establish her own home to care for the children. Based on the memoirs of Coral Atkins.
Madame Bovary (2000) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
The story of a 19th century farmer's daughter, Emma, who is bored with her marriage to a provincial doctor, Charles Bovary, whom she does not love. She finds passion with Rodolphe, a philandering aristocrat who abandons her, and with Leon, a romantic young clerk. Meanwhile, Emma has been spending th
Our Mutual Friend -- By Charles Dickens (1999) as Executive Producer
In Episode 2, Lizzie Hexam, daughter of the corpse robber who found young Harmon's alleged body, is being courted by two desperate characters: Eugene Wrayburn, a dissolute barrister, and Bradley Headstone, a mentally-deranged schoolmaster. As their rivalry gets out of hand, Lizzie flees. Meanwhile,
Great Expectations (1999) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Adaptation of Charles Dickens' Victorian novel about an orphan boy who inherits a mysterious fortune. Pip lives in Kent with his irritable sister and her good-natured husband Joe Gargery, a blacksmith. One day, Pip is summoned to Satis House, the residence of Miss Havisham, a woman driven half-mad y
Aristocrats (1999) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
An adaptation of Stella Tillyard's historical novel about the lives and loves of four British sisters -- Caroline, Emily, Louisa and Sarah Lennox. The sisters' lives take place against the backdrop of the French Revolution, the industrial revolution, the American war of independence and the Irish re
Respectable Trade, A (1998) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Josiah Cole, an 18th century Bristol dockside businessman, gambles everything to join the big traders of the city. A marriage to well-connected Frances Scott provides Josiah with an entree to a higher class. Trading her social contacts for Josiah's protection, Frances finds her life and fortune depe
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates (1997) as Executive Producer
Four-part special featuring the character, Hetty Wainthropp, the housewife-turned-detective. A part-time job at the post office turns into much more when Hetty stumbles upon a murder, leading her to a new career as head of the Wainthropp Detective Agency.
Karaoke (1996) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Television writer Daniel Feeld is plagued by severe stomach pains and fierce arguments in the cutting room over his latest film, "Karaoke." He is confused when he overhears a beautiful young woman named Sandra arguing with her boyfriend in what sounds eerily like a scene from "Karaoke." Fiction and
Chandler & Co. (1996) as Executive Producer
A detective agency specializing in personal and marital cases is run by two women who use modern equipment and high technology to bug and photograph suspects, track missing partners and expose guilty secrets.
Cold Lazarus (1996) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
In this sequel to Dennis Potter's "Karaoke," the cryogenically frozen head of Daniel Feeld is revived by scientists hoping to tap into his memory and learn about the past. In the year 2368, a team of cryobiologists under the leadership of Professor Emma Porlock and two laboratory technicians succee
Final Cut, The (1996) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Scheming British Prime Minister Francis Urquhart is still holding onto power with an iron grip and is determined to become the greatest Prime Minister since Winston Churchill. Urquhart's past as a young man in Cyprus catches up to him when he becomes the middle-man is a settlement between feuding Gr
Heavy Weather (1996) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse's story in which a champion pig is the device that solves the frustrating romances of two attractive young couples over the objections of their pompous elders.
Signs and Wonders (1996) as Executive Producer
The young daughter of a British vicar is lured from her family by a sinister religious cult in California. Her mother contacts an "exit counselor" in an attempt to deprogram the girl. Meanwhile, her father bemoans his loss of faith and lack of parishoners, and takes out his frustrations with whiskey
To Play the King (1994) as Executive Producer
A malevolent, manipulative politician plots the downfall of the British monarchy.
Mr. Wroe's Virgins (1993) as Executive Producer
Set in the 19th century, the story focuses on the cult of John Wroe, a messianic Christian Israelite prophet, to whom the townsfolk deliver seven virgins to serve his household.
Calling the Shots (1993) as Executive Producer
A three-part program for PBS's "Masterpiece Theatre." A television correspondent falls prey to an anonymous enemy intent on torturing her with threatening phone calls and other means of torment.
Clarissa (1992) as Executive Producer
A three-part drama for "Masterpiece Theatre." Set in 18th century and based on the novel by Samuel Richardson, a virtuous heiress runs away from her nasty family and goes into a fatal decline when she is raped by the handsome libertine who helped her escape.
Secret Agent, The (1992) as Executive Producer
An adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel about a European anarchist tricked into committing a terrorist act.
Sleepers (1991) as Executive Producer
Two Soviet agents, living in England and who were forgotton by the KGB for 25 years, are reluctant to return to the USSR when the spy agency discovers its error.

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Scold's Bridle, The (1999) as Executive Producer
Unnatural Pursuits (1994) as Executive Producer
Married to Murder (1991) as Executive Producer

Cast (TV Mini-Series)

Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" (1997) as Ernest Gould

Producer (TV Mini-Series)

Gormenghast (2000) as Executive Producer (Bbc)
Vanity Fair (1999) as Executive Producer
Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe (1997) as Executive Producer
Joseph Conrad's "Nostromo" (1997) as Executive Producer
Pride and Prejudice (1995) as Executive Producer
Wimbledon Poisoner, The (1994) as Executive Producer
Ashenden (1992) as Executive Producer

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