Matthew Hall was born in London and graduated in Law from Oxford. Whilst working as a barrister he spent his spare moments writing screenplays, getting his first commission with the ITV hit series, Kavanagh QC starring John Thaw. He went on to write further episodes and shortly afterwards was commissioned to create a series for Channel 5, Wing And A Prayer. The first season earned him a BAFTA nomination in the best series category. His latest TV series is the BBC'S Keeping Faith which is returning for a second series in 2019.
Fasten your seatbelts for a quality thriller . . . * Independent on Sunday * An edge-of-the-seat thriller . . . should come with a health warning * Irish Independent * Breathlessly enjoyable * The Times * Praise for Matthew Hall * - * Matthew Hall has crafted an action thriller with more texture than most * The Times * A fast-paced global thriller * Mail on Sunday * A Bond-style thriller for the 21st century. . . Written with pace and great panache, it feels like a movie already * The Daily Mail * Hall probes how a real-life Jack Reacher figure might cope with years of taking lives for the greater good, and Black's inner conflict gives the firefights and betrayals erupting around him unusual depth * The Times * This is an ideal piece of escapism. I heartily recommend it * Shots Magazine * This intelligent thriller is his best work yet * The Sun *