Cherish Shirley


Cherish Shirley


Represented By

Jodi Shields

Head of Department

Assistant - Simon Renshaw

Cherish is a screenwriter and producer. She is currently working on the TV adaptation of Afua Hirsch’s critically acclaimed book on race and identity BRIT(ISH) for C4. She is developing this alongside producer Kwadjo Dajan and will be a featured writer on the series. Cherish has an original comedy drama series in development with Sugar Films. Additional credits include setting up and joining the writers’ room for Netflix’s TURN UP CHARLIE produced by Idris Elba’s company, Green Door, and working as writer’s assistant and storyliner on the hit ITV sitcom VICIOUS starring Sir Ian McKellan and Sir Derek Jacobi. Cherish has worked in scripted development at Big Talk and Film4. She has a BA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University and a PG Certificate with Distinction in Creative Media Leadership. Cherish is currently writing her first feature.