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Bryan Elsley

I tell lies on paper. Lisa Holdsworth

BBC Writersroom interviewed Bryan Elsley (Skins, Nature Boy, The Crow Road) in July 2013.

He talks about why he writes, how he develops characters and gives his advice for emerging writers.

He discusses his Desert Island DVDs, his favourite TV moments and what it is like working with his son, Jamie Brittain.

He also expresses his views on the future of TV and drama online.

Watch an interview with Bryan's son, Jamie Brittain, co-writer of Skins

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