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A poetry workshop on the theme of 'The 2 sides of me'
A poetry workshop on the theme of 'The 2 sides of me'

Duration: 03:22

Caroline Bird's workshops are an entertaining way of encouraging young people to write poetry and dismiss the idea that verse is not for them.

 
A poetry workshop on the theme of happiness
A poetry workshop on the theme of happiness

Duration: 03:50

Caroline Bird invites young people to write a poem as a team. Caroline makes writing poetry fun and stresses that there's no right or wrong and no need to get bogged down by rhyme.

 
A poetry workshop using surroundings and settings as inspiration
A poetry workshop using surroundings and settings as inspiration

Duration: 03:45

Kate Clanchy encourages young people to create and write images inspired by their immediate surroundings.

 
Creating believable characters - Eastenders and E20
Creating believable characters - Eastenders and E20

Duration: 10:00

Writers, producers, directors and cast members of Eastenders and E20 explore how to create a believable character.

 
How to write a story - Eastenders and E20
How to write a story - Eastenders and E20

Duration: 08:29

Writers and directors of Eastenders and E20 discuss approaches to creating a successful soap opera script.

 
Philip Ridley explaining how he finds inspiration for his writing
Philip Ridley explaining how he finds inspiration for his writing

Duration: 03:20

Philip Ridley explains why he writes novels and plays, with an animation explaining different elements needed for a theatrical production.

 
Stories as Plays
Stories as Plays

Duration: 01:08

Philip Ridley explains the difference between writing stories for novels and writing stories for plays.

 
Writing a great script - Eastenders and E20
Writing a great script - Eastenders and E20

Duration: 06:07

Script writers explore what makes a successful soap opera script and give advice on how to start in the industry.

 

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