Don Shaw (screenwriter)

Don Shaw is a British screenwriter and playwright. His credits include Survivors, Doomwatch, Orde Wingate, and Bomber Harris.[1][2][3] Shaw stated that before he took on writing for Survivors, ' I was very much an up-and-coming hot-shot writer. I was being sought after by The Wednesday Play and Play for Today and things like that.' [4]

Don Shaw
OccupationTelevision writer


In 1990 Shaw was nominated for a Bafta for his work on the TV film Bomber Harris.[5]


  1. ^ Derby Telegraph (5 April 2011). "Author's free play offer to help theatre". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  2. ^ Derby Telegraph (20 June 2009). "No big screen return for Cloughie". Retrieved 13 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Don Shaw". BFI. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Survivors: A World Away > Interviews > Don Shaw". Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  5. ^ "BAFTA Awards: Television: Single Drama in 1990". BAFTA. Retrieved 15 March 2019.

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