Steven Knight

Steven Knight is an English screenwriter, playwright and film director. He wrote the screenplays for the films Closed Circuit, Dirty Pretty Things, and Eastern Promises, and also directed as well as wrote the films Locke and Hummingbird.

He is also one of three creators of the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, and has written for BBC's Commercial Breakdown, The Detectives, Peaky Blinders, and Taboo.

He was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2020 for services to drama, entertainment and the community in Birmingham.