Peter Julian Robin Morgan, is a British screenwriter and playwright. Morgan is best known for his work on stage and film and television. He's 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). He is also known for writing the television films The Deal (2003), Longford (2006), and The Special Relationship (2009). He currently serves as the creator and showrunner of the Netflix series The Crown (2016–present). In 2008, Morgan was ranked number 28 in The Telegraph's list of "The 100 most powerful people in British culture". In February 2017, he was awarded a British Film Institute Fellowship (BFI).