David Nicholls is the bestselling author of Sweet Sorrow, Starter for Ten, The Understudy, One Day and Us. One Day was published in 2009 to extraordinary critical acclaim and became a no 1 Sunday Times bestseller, winning the 2010 Galaxy
Book of the Year Award. David was named Author of the Year at the 2014 National Book Awards after his fourth novel, Us, was another no 1 bestseller and long-listed for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction.
David’s first screenwriting break came when he wrote for the third series of Cold Feet. Highlights since then have included adapting Far From the Madding Crowd and Great Expectations and his own first novels Starter for Ten and One Day into feature
films. His most recent screenwork was Patrick Melrose, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, which he adapted from the novels by Edward St Aubyn. He has also adapted his novel Us which is to be shown this Autumn as a four part drama for BBC1 starring Tom Hollander and Saskia Reeves.