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'''Chris Chibnall''' is an English television writer. Co-producer and head writer on ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'''s first two series, Chibnall wrote eight episodes of that show and five episodes of its parent show ''Series/DoctorWho'', including the two parter "The Hungry Earth" and "Cold Blood", which had the first on screen appearance of the Silurians in 26 years.

He was a {{showrunner}} for ''Series/LawAndOrderUK'' and also wrote a few episodes of ''Series/{{Life on Mars|2006}}''.

He currently enjoys major success as the creator and showrunner of ''Series/{{Broadchurch}}'' and will be taking over as showrunner of ''Doctor Who'' in 2018.
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