Jimmy McGovern: in conversation
From early Brookside and Cracker to controversial Priest, writing rebel Jimmy McGovern joins The Writersroom’s Henry Swindell to talk about breaking rules, and finding the complexity in the simplest of plots.
Inner Voices: how writers create character
Do writers hear their characters as they write? Two top writers discuss the practicalities of character creation for TV and radio drama.
Dominic Savage: actor, writer, director
Want to be a great director? Dominic Savage, director of The Secrets and BAFTA winning Nice Girl, tells us about learning the craft of film making, and about how to build your confidence to create great drama.
Q&A: writing for medical drama
Does medical drama make your heart race? Some tips on how to write continuing medical drama from the team behind Holby City and Casualty.
Richard Lazarous: script writer
Contemplating a career in writing? EastEnders script writer Richard Lazarous tells us how he ended up writing for the UK's most famous soap.
Tips: writing popular drama
Drama producer and writer for EastEnders Diederick Santer tells us about teasing the audience and writing popular storylines.
Q&A: storytelling for factual
A live Twitter Q&A on storytelling with the BBC Academy's Hazel Marshall.