Peter Jukes is a British journalist and screenwriter. His television credits include writing on the Emmy award-winning Waking The Dead, BAFTA award-winning Sea of Souls and the Inspector Lynley Mysteries, and devising and writing In Deep. As a journalist he has written regularly for various newspapers and magazines including Newsweek, New Statesman, The Daily Beast, Politico, The New Republic. He has been nominated for numerous awards for his coverage of the phone-hacking trial in London, the longest and most expensive criminal trial in British history, recounted in his book Beyond Contempt: the Inside Story of the Hacking Trial. He also wrote The Fall of the House of Murdoch and A Shout in the Street.