Tom is a screenwriter, director and novelist.
Tom has two new feature screenplays, 9 x 9 and Refugee and two half hour comedy scripts. Channel X have optioned comedy half hour Alix & Eddie.
His original feature-length screenplay The Love Letter of Jimmy Fisher was accepted onto eQuinoxe Europe’s programme.
Tom made an award-winning short film Mate starring Ed Stoppard. His radio play commission The Man in the Lift for Sweet Talk Productions on BBCR4 starring Phyllida Law, Sheila Reid and John Light was shortlisted for the Imison award.
His first novel The Spider Truces (co-agented with Deborah Rogers at RCW) was published by Myriad. It was selected for the Waterstones’ New Voices scheme, the Financial Times Books of the Year, shortlisted for the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award and the Waverton Good Read Award and longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2011. Tom’s second novel set in New York, Men Like Air, was also published by Myriad.
Tom’s first feature, Five Seconds to Spare, starred Ray Winstone and Andy Serkis.
Tom Connolly is represented by Rochelle Stevens