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  1. What is Comedy Drama?

    Robin Taylor

    Writer and Script Reader

    What is Comedy Drama?

    The results of our most recent open submission Script Room window have just been sent out. For the first time, in this window we accepted both Drama and Comedy Drama scripts. But what is Comedy Drama? We turned to Robin Taylor from our readers team for some advice.

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  2. Introducing BBC One's 'The Pact'

    Pete McTighe

    Writer

    Introducing BBC One's 'The Pact'

    When a young brewery boss is found dead, a chain of events is triggered that draws four of his employees into a fragile pact of silence, bound by a secret that will change their lives forever. Writer Pete McTighe introduces his new BBC One drama.

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  3. TV Drama Writers’ Programme 2021 participants announced

    BBC Writersroom

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    TV Drama Writers’ Programme 2021 participants announced

    For 2021 this highly-respected initiative (now in its seventh year) is partnering thirteen up-and-coming screenwriters with thirteen independent production companies, giving the screenwriters the opportunity to write the first episode of a potential BBC-commissioned original drama series or serial.

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  4. Adapting The Pursuit of Love for BBC One

    Emily Mortimer

    Screenwriter, Director and Actor

    Adapting The Pursuit of Love for BBC One

    Emily Mortimer is the screenwriter and director of The Pursuit Of Love, and also plays The Bolter. The Pursuit Of Love is a romantic comedy-drama about love and friendship adapted from the novel by Nancy Mitford.

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  5. Meet the Drama Room writers for 2020-21

    BBC Writersroom

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    Meet the Drama Room writers for 2020-21

    Meet the 20 writers who have been part of our Drama Room writer development group since autumn 2020. The writers were selected for the group following our open submission Script Room which closed in January 2020 plus through scouting and recommendation.

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  6. Writer Tony Schumacher introduces The Responder, his new drama for BBC One

    BBC Writersroom North

    Writer Tony Schumacher introduces The Responder, his new drama for BBC One

    Tony Schumacher was part of our Northern Voices writer development group. The Responder started shooting today in Liverpool and stars Martin Freeman.

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  7. The Serpent

    Richard Warlow

    Writer

    The Serpent

    Writer Richard Warlow introduces The Serpent, the remarkable story of how one of the world’s most wanted men: thief, frandster and serial killer, Charles Sobhraj was brought to justice. Shot across East and South-East Asia and set during the era of the 1970s 'Hippie Trail'.

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  8. Adapting Black Narcissus for BBC One

    Amanda Coe

    Novelist and Screenwriter

    Adapting Black Narcissus for BBC One

    Coming to BBC One this Christmas is a brand new adaptation by BAFTA Award-winning Amanda Coe (Apple Tree Yard, The Trial of Christine Keeler) of Rumer Godden's iconic 1939 tale of sexual repression and forbidden love. Amanda introduces the drama on our blog.

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  9. An update from the Head of BBC Writersroom - How we can (and can’t) help develop your writing

    Anne Edyvean

    former Head of BBC Writersroom

    An update from the Head of BBC Writersroom - How we can (and can’t) help develop your writing

    As we have just reopened our submissions window this felt like a good time to address some questions that we regularly get asked about BBC Writersroom, our open submission script system (the ‘Script Room’) and what the outcome is for successful writers. Also to share some ...

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  10. Us on BBC One - An Introduction by David Nicholls, Author and Screenwriter

    David Nicholls

    Writer

    Us on BBC One - An Introduction by David Nicholls, Author and Screenwriter

    David Nicholls is well-known for novels including Starter for Ten and One Day. He is also a screenwriter with credits including the adaptation of Patrick Melrose. He has adapted his own novel, Us, for BBC One which begins on Sunday 20th September 2020.

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