Neil Forsyth was born in Scotland in 1978 and grew up in the much admired city of Dundee. He’s written two novels,  Let Them Come Through and San Carlos while Other People’s Money, the true story of Scottish fraudster Elliot Castro was released in seven countries and is being adapted as a feature film.
Forsyth created Bob Servant in four books followed by a BBC Radio 4 adaptation and two series of the television series Bob Servant for BBC1 Scotland and BBC4. The first series was nominated for a Scottish BAFTA and Royal Society of Television Scotland Award. The second series won the Royal Society of Television Scotland Award for Comedy.
Elizabeth, Michael and Marlon, a comedy starring Brian Cox, Stockard Channing and Joseph Fiennes and written and created by Forsyth is to be broadcast by Sky Arts in 2016.
In the USA, Forsyth has developed shows with DreamWorks, ABC, NBC and CBS and is currently writing a show for TV Land. In 2012, he memorably came third in the Dundee Evening Telegraph’s Spirit of Dundee competition, losing to television presenter Lorraine Kelly and the Verdant Works Jute Museum.