Wednesday 2 May 2012, 14:00
Head of BBC Drama Wales and judge of our Wales Drama Award Faith Penhale talks to us about why this is such an exciting time for drama in Wales and what she looks for in a script.
Monday 30 April 2012, 15:13
We recently caught up with one of our Wales Drama Award judges, John McGrath - Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales, to find out what inspires him and what he looks for in a script.
Tuesday 13 March 2012, 14:28
Introducing the brand new and improved, BBC writersroom website.
Thursday 15 December 2011, 17:42
As a special Christmas treat for you - we've put together a selection box of scripts from our favourite Christmas episodes of BBC continuing dramas over the past few years.
Download them using the links below. Enjoy!
Christmas Day 2009 part 1 & 2 by Simon Ashdown
Monday 12 December 2011, 15:45
Just wanted to let you know that the writersroom blog is going to be going to be going through some changes in the next week.
We'll be moving over to the new pan-BBC iSite system - which all current BBC blogs will be moving over to within the next few months. In design terms, iSite blogs will follow...
Thursday 24 November 2011, 17:05
Returning on BBC One Wales tonight is original drama, Baker Boys. Written by real-life partners, Helen Raynor and Gary Owen, Baker Boys follows the lives and loves of a group of workers at a bakery in a small South Wales town through the lens of recession-hit Britain.
Helen Raynor has written a blog...
Wednesday 2 November 2011, 11:20
The festival theme this year is CHANGE, exploring the mania for change sweeping the globe, with talks from Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales...
Wednesday 26 October 2011, 12:57
We've just added the script for episode 1 of BBC One's conspiracy thriller, Hidden to our script archive:
Hidden - Episode 1 by Ronan Bennett
Here's an introduction to the script from Ronan:
"Before I start writing I need to know who my protagonist is. Who is he? What does he want? What is his dramatic...
Wednesday 19 October 2011, 13:47
Another exciting new addition to our script archive - the latest episode of Merlin, 'The Wicked Day' by Howard Overman.
The episode is still available to watch on BBC iPlayer.
Here's a preview clip:
Browse other drama...
Wednesday 12 October 2011, 12:31
You can download it here:
Tuesday 4 October 2011, 15:35
Watch a clip from the episode below:
You can also still catch up on Episode 5 on BBC iPlayer.
Wednesday 28 September 2011, 13:06
If like us you've already become addicted to BBC Three's brand new fantasy horror, The Fades, then you'll be pleased to know we've just added the script from episode one to our script archive:
The Fades, Episode 1 by Jack Thorne
Jack wrote a very insightful blog piece for us last week on the genesis...
Wednesday 14 September 2011, 16:16
Very excited to share a brand new addition to our script archive with you:
- Rastamouse 'Da Crucial Plan' by Michael De Souza and Genevieve Webster.
This installment of the brilliant CBeebies stop-motion series, follows Rastamouse , Scratchy and Zoomer as they try to sniff out who has has been...
Thursday 25 August 2011, 12:31
Written and directed by David Kane, the crime drama is set in 1982 and centres on would-be journalist Paddy Meehan (Jayd Johnson...
Monday 8 August 2011, 12:19
Very excited to announce that we've selected 3 outstanding scripts for our #Hackgate Rapid Response. With only a week to turnaround the scripts, we received 179 submissions in total (though rather disappointingly only 10-15% of these were from female writers).
You've entertained us in the office for...
Thursday 4 August 2011, 12:30
Written and created by Bafta award-winning Abi Morgan (White Girl, Sex Traffic, Brick Lane, Murder) the six-part series takes viewers behind the scenes of the launch of a topical news programme in...
Thursday 28 July 2011, 15:13
Click the links below to download the scripts - you can also watch a clip from each episode.
Series 13, episode 33 - Damage Control by Tahsin Guner
Series 13, episode 36 - In Between Days by Justin Young
Monday 25 July 2011, 11:28
We've just uploaded some excerpts from one of the most engaging sessions at this year's TV Drama: The Writers' Festival - The X-Files writer Frank Spotnitz's 'Team Writing US Style' workshop.
Currently based in the U.K. working on a new spy drama for the BBC, Frank talked about the differences...
Wednesday 20 July 2011, 16:59
A tragic and tender adaptation of Sarah Waters' best-selling novel by the award-winning Paula Milne (Small Island, Endgame, The Virgin Queen and The Politician's Wife), The Night Watch...
Monday 18 July 2011, 17:35
Busy morning in writersroom HQ - our readers have been in the office reading through the entries for our CBeebies new writing competition, Get a Squiggle On, which closed last week.
We've had over 400 entries - recurring themes that have emerged so far are aliens, detectives, kids entertainers, carnivals...
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