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August (7 posts)

  1. Sharps residential

    Monday 18 August 2008, 14:14

    Paul Ashton Paul Ashton

    We took the ten successful Sharps writers away for a week at the end of July. They turned out to be a fantastic group and are now off developing ideas that will soon become scripts. But why not hear what happened from one of the attendees, Paul Horsman (with another to follow soon). And here's the ten...

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  2. Writersroom talent on awards shortlist

    Monday 18 August 2008, 12:53

    Paul Ashton Paul Ashton

    The Tinniswood and Imison radio awards shortlists have been announced for 2008, and we're delighted to see writers and work developed through writersroom are on there. For the Tinniswood, Mark Ravenhill's Yesterday an Incident Occurred was produced by Kate Rowland for the Free Thinking Festival/Radio...

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  3. The College goes to Edinburgh

    Friday 15 August 2008, 16:17

    Micheal Jacob Micheal Jacob

    Going to the fringe in Edinburgh means drinking to much, talking too much, not eating enough, and not having nearly enough sleep. Here, in chronological order, are the comedy shows I saw in a visit short enough to avoid serious liver damage.

    I was told that I would love Ben Moor, and I did. A wonderfully...

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  4. "FBCs U's and E's" by Abi Bown.

    Friday 15 August 2008, 12:38

    Abi Abi

    So what do you make of the new Holby City trailers currently running on the Beeb?
    I sat open mouthed the first time I saw them. My daughter offered 'Very Ugly Betty' in her dismissive teenage manner but I could tell she was impressed. Sadly no Elliot in a thong however...
    After I'd managed to close...

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  5. From writersroom to M I High

    Friday 15 August 2008, 10:37

    Paul Ashton Paul Ashton

    Take a look at our new web feature by Keith Brumpton about how his CBBC series M I High came about. After entering a writersroom competition and being shortlisted, he was invited on to a CBBC scheme that set the ball rolling towards a successful show that is about to shoot a third series... You can also...

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  6. On The Fringe

    Thursday 7 August 2008, 15:51

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    The Edinburgh International Festival (and its associated fringe) begin tomorrow.

    Every year we send someone to watch plays by newcomers in order to find new writing talent. But the Edinburgh Festival's a big place, and we're a small department.

    So, if you're up at the festival and you see something...

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  7. New Scripts

    Wednesday 6 August 2008, 17:47

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    I've just uploaded a couple of new scripts into our Script Archive.

    White Girl is by Abi Morgan and was transmitted as part of BBC2's White Season in March this year.

    Damned, Damned, Damned is by Frank Cottrell Boyce and is part of his series of Friday Plays, One Chord Wonders, currently transmitting...

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