Charlie Swinbourne

Charlie Swinbourne was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2022.

Charlie Swinbourne is an award-winning scriptwriter, director and journalist. His television work includes Deaf Funny, Found, My Song, Departure Lounge and Four Deaf Yorkshiremen plus BBC series such as Jimmy McGovern’s Moving OnCasualty, and Eastenders. His writing has won RTS and BAFTA awards, and he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in 2021 by the University of Wolverhampton. He is also the editor of the blog The Limping Chicken, offering a platform for other deaf writers.