Sean O’Connor is a producer, writer and director involved in theatre, television, radio and film. He is currently Executive Producer of Eastenders for the BBC having worked as Editor for The Archers from 2013-16. He has worked as a producer on many television shows including Hollyoaks, Family Affairs and Minder as well as the 2011 film The Deep Blue Sea starring Rachel Weisz and Tom Hiddleston. Sean has written, adapted and directed theatre pieces including VERTIGO, MARNIE and JULIET & HER ROMEO which have played all over the UK. His 1997 book about 20th Century drama, STRAIGHT ACTING, is to be republished by Bloomsbury in 2016. His non-fiction book HANDSOME BRUTE was published by Simon & Schuster in the UK in 2013. He is currently working on a new book about Alma Rattenbury and the sensational murder of her husband by her young chauffeur lover in 1935. It is due for delivery in 2016, and will be published by Simon & Schuster in 2017.