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InterConnected - Longlist Announced

BBC Writersroom


We received a record 6803 submissions for our InterConnected opportunity for short drama scripts to be filmed using video-messaging software during lockdown. Our freelance readers and the BBC Writersroom team have been busy reading and we are now delighted to announce the longlist of 50 scripts and their writers.

  • A Month of Sundays by Anna Mawn
  • And the Lilac by James Withey
  • Another World by Lizzie Nunnery
  • Apples by Cristen Caine
  • Behind Closed Doors by Lisa Martin
  • Cabin Cross Check by Aidan Fitzmaurice
  • Call The Parents by Philip Catherwood & David Hepburn
  • Cam Girl by Lulu Popplewell
  • Captive Audience by Emma Moran
  • Come Together by Sean Daniels & Katherine Grace Daniels
  • Commuter Experience by Munro Gascoigne
  • Companion Creations by Mark Skinner
  • Crazy, Covid, Love by Imogen Hunter
  • Divine Isolation by Greg Bond
  • Fix by Vanessa Schofield
  • Forgive Me, Father by Sam Moorhead & Mikey Fleming
  • Fred Gets Feedback by Jill Worsley
  • Hello Daddy by Candice Onyeama
  • How to successfully hide your virus from your anxious Asian mother! by Sharlin Jahan
  • InterConnected by Ben Cochrane
  • INTERCONNECTED:DAY 210 by Phoebe Eclair-Powell
  • Jenny Meets Jenny by Vanessa Kisuule
  • Just Heat by Gary King
  • Let's Kill 38 by Alannah Lewis
  • Logging On by Nicola Clark
  • Lone Star by Fred Martenson
  • Major Minor by Joe Gaminara
  • My One True Love by Emma Pitt
  • No Place Like Home by Will Davis
  • Odd Socks by Robert Duncan
  • One Important Question by Gruff Lovgreen
  • One Little Pebble in the Path by Kia Khalili Pir
  • Party by Alegria Adedeji & Jeremy Oyo
  • Permission to Lockdown by Jason Dawson
  • Perv by Jodie Ashdown
  • Psychic Overload by Amna Saleem
  • Salvation Calling by Sinead Collopy
  • Solitaire by Will Clempner
  • Stuart and Dumplings by Ian Winterton
  • The Apology by Lana Stone
  • The Backline by Phil Bond
  • The Covid Bandits by Joakim Benum
  • The First Inaugural Online Swimming Lesson (via Video Call) by Jacob Boyle
  • The Hit by Carys Thomas & Hanna Thomas
  • The Man at the Bottom of the Garden by Paul Blinkhorn
  • The Nine Lives of Kenny Rogers by Helena Sutcliffe
  • The Order of Goram by Lee Switzer
  • Two's Company, Three's a Houseparty by David Elliot
  • Waiting for Gerald by Christina Castling
  • Warlocked In by Will Close

Many congratulations to these writers. We're hoping to announce the top ten scripts next week.

We'd like to reiterate our thanks to everyone who took part. Unfortunately we’re not able to provide individual feedback but we have put together some insight into why certain scripts stood out from the nearly seven thousand other entries on our blog.

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