Tony is a #1 New York Times Best Selling professional writer for over thirty-five years, writing magazines, newspapers, novels, audio, TV, comics, gaming and stage.
He’s written for BBC One drama and ITV Studios, and has several TV and film projects in development / production. He’s also available for screenwriting / script doctoring work.
Currently he writes crime and thriller novels under the pen name JACK GATLAND, and as of December 2023 has over a HUNDRED AND SEVENTY MILLION PAGE READS, and over HALF A MILLION books bought and read, and through these has become an Amazon #1 Bestseller.
He is also the CEO and owner of HOODED MAN MEDIA, a digital-first publisher and production company with an exclusive deal with Amazon, that releases them, and CALIBURN COMICS, with whom he gives the yearly CALIBURN PRIZE £2,500 grant for unpublished UK comic creators.
For audio, he has written full cast dramas for DOCTOR WHO, BERNICE SUMMERFIELD and DORIAN GREY for Big Finish, ROBIN OF SHERWOOD for Spiteful Puppet / ITV Studios and both TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA and DODGE & TWIST for Audible.
He’s also written a musical with Phil Pope.
Comic licenses include DOCTOR WHO, STAR TREK, SUPERBOY, SPIDER MAN, X-MEN, BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, MACGYVER, STARSHIP TROOPERS. His BAKER STREET IRREGULARS GNs (co-created with Dan Boultwood) have been adapted onto the world stage.
He’s written TEEN READS, DARK READS and WOW! FACTS novels for Badger Learning, for reluctant readers.
He was a #1 New York Times Best Seller for PRIDE & PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES: THE GN, a #2 New York Times Best Seller for the Doctor Who / Star Trek crossover ASSIMILATION2, and a #4 New York Times Audio Best Seller for DODGE & TWIST.
He has adapted books by Anthony Horowitz, Heather Brewer and Amanda Hocking, and written graphic novels with Ozzy Osbourne, Joe Satriani, Megadeth and Iron Maiden. He’s currently writing the epic THE MANDRAKE PROJECT with Iron Maiden lead singer Bruce Dickinson.
He is managed by Zero Gravity Management in LA for Films / TV.
Tony has also worked in marketing, advertising and PR, and has lectured from seminars to Bedouin camp fires.
He is a member of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain, the Crime Writers Association, the Alliance of Independent Authors, and the Society of Authors, among others. In February 2023, he was given Freedom of the City of London.
He is a Dual Citizen of both the UK and Ireland, which allows him to still work for EU companies (with no paperwork issues) after Brexit.
He currently lives in Kent with his wife, Tracy and his dog, Fosco.