Meet the Author: Phil Redmond
19 October 2012 Last updated at 12:18 BST
The man behind Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks talks to Nick Higham about his new autobiography.
Mid-term Report explores Redmond's rise from working class writer to ambassador for Liverpool and details the difficulties he experienced along the way.
Redmond also reveals that David Cameron was a big fan of Grange Hill and how close Brookside came to finishing after just one year.