Sharma Walfall


Sharma Walfall



Represented By

Jack Gilchrist

Sharma Walfall is a prolific and exceptionally talented screenwriter from Manchester. She won the inaugural Channel 4 New Writing Award that set her off on her writing journey. She later went on to be mentored by multi-award winning screenwriter Jack Thorne as part of Dancing Ledge’s HETV Creative Skillset programme, as well as being selected as a finalist for the Red Planet Prize. Sharma has been commissioned to write episodic scripts for six drama series with production companies such as (a Red production, a Lookout Point production, Merky and Orchid, Mammoth and Bad Wolf) as well as writing an episode of the comedy series DREAMLAND for Sky, which aired in early 2023 on NowTV/Sky Atlantic, starring Lily Allen and Freema Agyeman, and executive produced by Sharon Horgan. She has worked with Sally Wainwright on Wainwright’s new adventure series THE BALLAD OF RENEGADE NELL for Disney+. She is currently working with Bad Wolf and Russell T Davies on a popular long running series. She is also writing a new original drama series, that she has co-created with Vicky McClure who also stars in the series which is for ITV. She has other original projects which are in development, including a supernatural Gen Z series THE SYSTEM with Bonafide, THE GOOD VIBES HOTEL, with Objective, THE MANCHESTER LOOK with Look Out Point and BALLERS with A24. She is also working on a book adaption for Mark Gordon pictures WHEN THE EVENING COMES written by DJ Dotty. She is co -creator for I AM NOT YOUR BABY MOTHER drama series based on the book by Candice Brathwaite developed by sky. Sharma has participated in over fifteen writers’ rooms to date and is often praised for the energy and experience she brings to a room. Her credits include being in the room for DREAMLAND (Sky), NOUGHTS & CROSSES (BBC), I AM NOT YOUR BABY MOTHER (Sky), A TOWN CALLED MALICE (Sky) as well as Rapman’s new series SUPACELL for (Netflix) and Kayleigh Llewellyn ‘s new show DREAMLAND (BBC). Sharma’s writing is tender, she writes young voices with aplomb and is exceptionally deft at crafting ensemble multi-stranded drama.