May (11 posts)
Thursday 27 May 2010, 18:05
How's everyone been?
Just a quick heads up that Newsjack (Radio 7's open door topical sketch show) is returning for a third series, starting in June.
A refreshed Writers' Brief should be up any day now but essentially the idea's the same - a deadline for sketches of midday on the Monday before...
Wednesday 26 May 2010, 17:53
The last time this happened, Being Human was commissioned as a result.
Anyways, the first pilot, Pulse, airs on Thursday 3rd June at 9pm. But you can watch it online here already. (Genuine BBC thing. Not a naughty-torrent.)
The writer is...
Tuesday 25 May 2010, 18:29
Tim wrote two pieces for us about the project. You can read the first here. This is the second.
Tuesday 25 May 2010, 12:11
Just to say we have a fabulous event coming up - Radio Drama Masterclass.
It will take place at the Drill Hall in London on Thursday 10th June at 6pm.
Kate Rowland will be joined by writers Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Sebastian Baczkiewicz to talk about writing for Radio Drama and there'll be a chance to...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 17:49
I noted with wry amusement - and just a hint of a cold sweat - the challenge on the Writers Room blog for 5/10 minute scripts about the events of the recent election, and can't wait to see what people come up with.... mainly because six weeks ago I had the same challenge, except the script I was writing...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 17:13
We're looking for scripts based around the events of the five days in May this year after the general election, but before a new government had been formed.
We're not looking for scripts to make - we're looking for scripts that we can post online.
To enter, send us a 5-10 minute script for film, TV...
Wednesday 19 May 2010, 14:55
BBC writersroom is proud to present TV Drama - The Writers' Festival.
Running at the Leeds College of Music on June 30th and July 1st 2010, the Festival is for writers working in the field of Television Drama. It will include seminars headed up by the country's best writing, producing, and commissioning...
Tuesday 18 May 2010, 16:54
The First Sift
If you haven't received an email today telling you you're no longer in the running, you will have progressed through to the second round of our selection process. We have "long-listed" down from 510 to 177 scripts. For me (and for some of you) this is the most brutal and nerve-wracking...
Tuesday 18 May 2010, 16:44
Luther is a new police series airing on BBC1 at 9pm every Tuesday starring Idris Elba. You can also watch it on iPlayer.
Wednesday 12 May 2010, 11:31
Jack was on our annual radio drama scheme for new writers in 2006 and his winning play for The Wire on Radio 3 was commissioned...