Peter Julian Robin Morgan, (10 April 1963) is a British screenwriter and playwright best known for his work on stage and film and television. He is known as the playwright behind The Audience and Frost/Nixon and the screenwriter of The Queen (2006), Frost/Nixon (2008), The Damned United (2009), and Rush (2013). Morgan is also known for writing the television films The Deal (2003), Longford (2006), and The Special Relationship (2010). He currently serves as creator and showrunner of the Netflix series The Crown (2016–present). In February 2017, Morgan was awarded a British Film Institute Fellowship (BFI).