Diane originally trained as an actor but since the late eighties has forged a successful career as a Producer and Screenwriter. She has had several plays and series broadcast on BBC Radio and her extensive Screenwriting and Producing credits include the award winning feature film, “Boston Kickout” (co-written with director Paul Hills) and TV shows – “Big Meg Little Meg” (Co-Creator/Writer/Series Producer) “24Seven,” (Lead Writer/Series Producer) “The New Worst Witch”, (Writer) RTS award-winning “Girls In Love” (Writer and Series Producer season 2) “Topsy and Tim” (Writer) as well as six years as a writer on BAFTA winning long running serial “Grange Hill” (CBBC) and two years as the Series Producer on long running serial “Children’s Ward” (CITV). More recently Diane was Lead Writer for two seasons on BAFTA and RTS nominated “House of Anubis” (Nickelodeon). Diane has had one children’s novel published – My Nana is An Alien and has Produced or Executive Produced three successful short films. She is currently working with CBBC on a new show which Diane has co-created, “World’s End,” as well as developing a feature film project, “Girl Missing,” with development funding from Creative England.