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January (4 posts)

  1. Land Girls

    Monday 31 January 2011, 12:24

    Roland Moore Roland Moore

    Openings are hard. There are so many ways of starting a script - and a series. And each way can result in a totally different effect on the viewer.

    Writing the first episode of a second series of Land Girls entailed a fair bit of debate about how best to re-introduce the characters. We wanted viewers...

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  2. Tamara Drewe

    Monday 24 January 2011, 11:30

    Fiona BBC writersroom Fiona BBC writersroom

    We're very excited to have been able to add the script for feature film, Tamara Drewe, to our script archive:

    Tamara Drewe by Moira Buffini.

    Adapted by Moira Buffini from Posy Simmonds' graphic novel and Saturday Guardian strip, and directed by Stephen Frears, Tamara Drewe is modern-day take on the...

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  3. Short and sweet

    Friday 21 January 2011, 12:16

    Paul Ashton Paul Ashton

    Last year writersroom co-produced some short films from new writers and/or directors with BBC Film Network, BBC Films and Lighthouse. We've just heard that the weird and wonderful Turning by Karni + Saul has been nominated for a BAFTA, while Wish 143 written by the brilliant Tom Bidwell has been shortlisted...

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  4. BBC Films Showreel

    Monday 10 January 2011, 17:21

    Fiona BBC writersroom Fiona BBC writersroom

    BBC Film's showreel highlights some of the great forthcoming releases this year including Rowan Joffe's feature debut Brighton Rock, Ayub Khan Din's follow up to East is East, West is West, Ralph Fiennes' Coriolanus - a modern retelling of the Shakespeare classic; and Stephen Frears' Tamara Drewe.


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