Sharma Walfall is a prolific and exceptionally talented screenwriter from Manchester. Her writing career began when she won the inaugural Channel 4 New Writing Award in 2015. 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 five drama series (a Red production, a Lookout Point production, Merky and Orchid, Mammoth and New Pictures) 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 lead writer on two drama series for a global SVOD; one is an adaptation of a series of books that Bad Wolf are developing, and the other a series with Orchid and Merky. She is also working for another Global SVOD with Ashley Pharo on a Gen Z fi series for New Pictures. She is also working on a new drama series in collaboration with Vicky McClure, and original projects, THE GOOD VIBES HOTEL, with Objective, and FOOTBALLERS with A24. 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. Sharma has original projects in development with Bonafide, Lookout Point, A24, Objective, Orchid and Merky, and Fearless Minds. Sharma’s writing is tender, she writes young voices with aplomb and is exceptionally deft at crafting ensemble multi-stranded drama.