Neil Cross lives in New Zealand with his wife and two sons. in 2006 Neil began working for Spooks, the BBC drama series set in the MI5 world of espionage. In 2007, the Spooks production company Kudos asked Neil to work as lead writer for the Spooks Series 6. He wrote four episodes of ten including the epic opening two parter. The series will air in the UK in late 2007. Neil is now working on a number of other television and film projects, as well as a new novel.