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  1. It's goodbye from me

    Wednesday 11 September 2013, 12:43

    Writersroom's Development Producer, Paul Ashton says a fond farewell & addresses some of the popular myths about what we do

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  2. Script Room latest: and now for the science part

    Thursday 4 July 2013, 12:23

    Paul Ashton gives a summary of the Script Room stats includng where submissions got to in the process – and a few thoughts about the process as extrapolated from the stats.

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  3. Script Room latest: Film

    Wednesday 5 June 2013, 14:29

    Writersroom's Paul Ashton on the Script Room Film submissions. 

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  4. Script Room latest: TV Drama

    Friday 24 May 2013, 12:16

    Writersroom's Paul Ashton on the Script Room TV drama submissions.

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  5. Script Room latest: stage

    Monday 20 May 2013, 12:40

    Wriersroom's Paul Ashton on how stage plays can be a great calling card script to showcase a writer's talent, ability and voice,

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  6. Script Room latest: radio drama

    Tuesday 14 May 2013, 11:28

    Paul Ashton blogs about the latest Script Room radio drama submissions and what the readers have noticed from the scripts.

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  7. Script Room latest: comedy

    Thursday 9 May 2013, 12:18

    Paul Ashton blogs about the latest Script Room comedy submissions and what the readers have noticed from the scripts.

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  8. Re-writing

    Tuesday 19 February 2013, 13:18

    Writersroom's Paul Ashton shares tips on the process of re-writing a script.

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  9. New Year Script Room

    Wednesday 9 January 2013, 12:11

    Script Room New Year 2013 is open for script submissions from February 14th 2013 until March 28th 2013.

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  10. Script Room: The Sequel

    Monday 26 November 2012, 12:16

    Paul Ashton gives an update on the selected writers for the Spring 2012 Script Room call for scripts.

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  11. The Writer's Prize: Why write for radio?

    Wednesday 31 October 2012, 16:13

    A round-up of some of the very good reasons why any writer should want to write for radio.

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  12. Writersroom Success Stories

    Monday 29 October 2012, 14:50

    Writersroom Development Producer Paul Ashton talks about some of the writers who have successfully had their work developed and commissioned via BBC writersroom.

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  13. Script Room: What the readers thought

    Thursday 4 October 2012, 12:37

    Writersroom Development Producer Paul Ashton discusses some of the recurring problems readers found with scripts submitted for the last Script Room window.

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  14. Script Room: the final selection

    Monday 1 October 2012, 18:03

    Paul Ashton, Development Producer, BBC writersroom, blogs about the Script Room, the writers who progressed through to the final selection, and the session they had as a result. 

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  15. Script Room - responses and queries

    Wednesday 4 July 2012, 17:36

    An update on Script Room.

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  16. Script Room – your submissions have been sifted!

    Friday 22 June 2012, 12:13

    Paul Ashton gives an update on the submissions recieved for Script Room and the sifting process. 

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  17. Laugh Track Script Sift

    Friday 30 March 2012, 17:12

    Paul Ashton, Development Producer, Writersroom gives an update on the scripts that have been coming through the Laugh Track sift and the readers thoughts.

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  18. Script Room is now open

    Monday 26 March 2012, 13:21

    The Script Room, BBC writersroom's new system for accepting unsolicited scripts - is now open for submissions for its Spring 2012 window.

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  19. STOP PRESS! We have a new script system

    Tuesday 13 March 2012, 14:28

    BBC writersroom's Development Producer, Paul Ashton announces details of the new Script Room system for submitting unsolicited scripts to the BBC.

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  20. STOP PRESS! Writersroom script system

    Thursday 9 February 2012, 16:17

    Writersroom will soon be launching a fantastic new, improved, more efficient, more effective script system. Full details will be announced when our website is relaunched in early March 2012.

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