Born and raised in Brixton, Nathaniel’s desire to create stories was sparked by the eclectic cultural mix of bedtime tales his mother would read him. But, for a long time his path seemed to lead towards becoming a professional footballer – that is, until a career ending injury devastated his dreams.
Nathaniel found happiness again through his writing, which ultimately led to his selection for the MA Screenwriting Course at the National Film & Television School – where for the duration of the two years he was a David Lean Scholar.
Nathaniel’s recent work includes original radio play Baller TX’d March 2017 on BBC Radio 4, a monologue ‘Special Delivery’ for the BBC3’s The Break II TX’d February 2017 and a short script for BBC3 series Five by Five for BBC Studios/Green Door.
Nathaniel is currently on the Channel 4 Screenwriting Course for which he is writing the first episode of original series Hound. He also has a number of other original dramas in early development including, The Art of Being Normal (Kindle Entertainment), The Beautiful Struggle (Hillbilly Television), Companion (BBC Studios), Personal Best (Cove Pictures) and Return Leg (Merman). Short play The Job has been optioned to Cove Pictures for adaptation into a short film, and the feature Nathaniel’s co-written, Scandinavian Silence is in production in Estonia with co-writer Martti Helde directing for producer Elina Litvinova/Three Brothers Ltd. He has also been part of the writers’ room and is writing the bible for for new eight-part crime series Heist for Red Planet Pictures.
As well as writing for the screen, Nathaniel loves playwriting and is a part of the Talawa Theatre Company’s writers network.
Nathaniel Price is represented by Frances Arnold