The Man On The Street, the debut novel by UEA alumnus Trevor Wood, has been optioned for TV and film by World Productions, producers of Line of Duty and The Bodyguard. The novel will be published next month by Quercus. Trevor is a successful playwright who has also worked as a journalist and spin-doctor for Newcastle City Council. Prior to that he served in the Royal Navy for sixteen years. He graduated from the MA in Creative Writing (Crime Fiction) in 2017.