Burke is currently one of the top contributors to Hollyoaks having received over 160 commissions, including five for the hour-long, late night episodes Hollyoaks Later. His other series and serial drama credits include Grange Hill, Brookside, and Channel 4’s first daytime serial, The Courtroom. He started his writing career after graduating from The Northern Film School and being taken on the script team of Family Affairs (FIVE).