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Tim Prager

A story has a beginning, a muddle and an end Phillip Larkin

Writersroom interviews TV and film writer, Tim Prager.

Tim Prager (Silent Witness, Dalziel and Pascoe, Dangerfield, The Ambassador & Vendetta) talks to us about his writing process. 

He tells us how writing for TV allows him to talk about issues with a wide audience, shares his favourite piece of dialogue and talks about the importance of keeping a ‘Character catalogue’ when developing characters.

He shares his best piece of advice for new writers and tells us why TV drama has the power to change lives.

 

 

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