BBC commission Pete Doherty to write TV drama

Pete Doherty is reportedly writing a TV drama about the music industry.

The indie musician – who now wishes to be known as Peter Doherty – has been asked by the BBC to start work on a pilot episode, reports The Sun.

A source said: “They’ve commissioned him to write a Skins-style show on the dark side of the music industry.”

They continued: “They want a pilot episode written in the next six weeks which will become a series, if he can come up with the goods.

“Beeb bosses think Pete has a creative streak that will produce some gritty TV.

“He’s seen it all as a hell-raising rock star, so they want his experiences written in.”

Peter, 30, who has just released his debut solo album Grace/Wastelands, can write more than just songs. He won a poetry competition aged 16 and went on a literary tour of Russia organised by the British Council.

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