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  1. Black Earth Rising - Using Animation Where Words Fail

    We spoke to writer/director Hugo Blick and animator Steve Small about the use of animated sequences in new drama Black Earth Rising. They describe why and how animation was used to relate sequences of intense trauma.

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  2. The Coroner - BBC One's hit daytime drama returns

    The creator and writer of The Coroner, Sally Abbott, on the bigger, bolder ambitions for Series 2 of the hit drama which showcases the delights of Devon to a global audience.

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  3. Adapting Ursula Le Guin's 'Earthsea' and 'The Left Hand of Darkness' for Radio

    The power and relevance of Le Guin's works and why writers should be "content to step off a cliff".

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  4. Dark Mon£y

    Levi David Addai is the writer of BBC One's new drama, which examines the effect on a family when their child is abused by a powerful Hollywood producer - and they are paid to stay silent.

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  5. Top Tips from the Comedy Room

    Jonny Addy is part of our Comedy Room writer development group. He shares some top tips picked up along his way to the Room plus explaining what happened in the recent January workshop.

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  6. The Secret of Crickley Hall...

    Joe Ahearne blogs about adapting and directing the new BBC One Drama The Secret of Crickley Hall. 

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  7. Writing and directing BBC One's The Replacement

    Joe Ahearne is a writer and director with credits including Doctor Who and This Life. He is both writer and director of BBC One's new three-part psychological thriller The Replacement. He explains the challenges and rewards of both writing and directing, some common mistakes made by writers and...

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  8. Writing 'My Jihad' for BBC iPlayer

    Shakeel Ahmed on the challenges of turning his original short drama for BBC iPlayer into a series.

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  9. Children's Digital Residential

    Raisah Ahmed is a screenwriter and director who came on our recent residential by the shores of Loch Long to develop ideas for the BBC's updated 'Stay Safe' project - which promotes online safety for kid's in a digital world.

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  10. How I Got to Write for Topical Comedy Shows

    Jeffrey Aidoo was part of our Comedy Room writer development group for 2018/19. He explains how gaining a place in the group via our open script submission system has led on to him being a member of the writers' room for Radio topical comedy shows including Newsjack and The Now Show.

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  11. Frank Deasy Award: Interview with Christopher Aird

    Head of BBC Drama Scotland and judge of our Frank Deasy Award Chris Aird talks to us about looks for in a great script and what defines ‘Scottish drama’.

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  12. Writing 'Shamed' for BBC Radio 4

    The winner of last year's Alfred Bradley Bursary Award for Radio drama on writing the powerful Radio 4 drama 'Shamed', which tackles the subject of grooming.

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  13. Atching Tan: A Gypsy Wife

    Dan Allum talks about exploring the lives of Romany Gypsies for BBC Radio 4's Afternoon Drama.

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  14. Write for Chain Gang

    The producer of Radio 4 Extra's Chain Gang talks about what he's looking for from YOUR storylines for the series.

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  15. The long journey to overnight success - writing a 'viral' hit for Tracey Ullman's Show

    This week a sketch written by Gemma Arrowsmith for Tracey Ullman's Show on BBC One went 'viral'. It was written by Gemma Arrowsmith, who explains how it takes years of writing and performing practice to be an 'overnight success'

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  16. Felix Dexter Bursary recipients announced

    We're delighted to announce the two writers who have been awarded the second Felix Dexter Bursary with BBC Comedy.

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  17. Writing a brand new Doctor Who adventure in Virtual Reality

    Victoria Asare-Archer explains how she developed a brand new adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor for Virtual Reality, giving the audience the chance to experience flying the Tardis and being immersed in the Doctor's story in an exciting new way.

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  18. Shazia Ashraf - BBC Writersroom at Salford Sitcom Showcase

    Writer and Director Shazia Ashraf talks about her experiences of attending BBC Writersroom's sessions at Salford Sitcom Showcase 2015

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  19. It's goodbye from me

    Writersroom's Development Producer, Paul Ashton says a fond farewell & addresses some of the popular myths about what we do

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  20. WriterSlam

    Introducing a new initiative set up to help TV production companies and broadcasters access new and established writers from diverse backgrounds.

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