Jonathan Harvey comes from Liverpool and is the multi-award-winning writer of the play and film Beautiful Thing, the BAFTA-nominated sitcom Gimme Gimme Gimme, and Beautiful People (Best Comedy: Banff TV Festival). He is currently on the writing teams for both Coronation Street and The Tracey Ullman Show. His other TV work includes Rev (Best Sitcom: BAFTA), At Home With The Braithwaites, Lilies, The Catherine Tate Show and Murder Most Horrid. He has written twenty stage plays.
Jonathan has written five novels. His most recent, The History of Us, is about three friends who grow up in Alderson Road in Wavertree.