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  1. Four practical tips to help your script reach its full potential

    BBC Writersroom

    Script readers

    Four practical tips to help your script reach its full potential

    As our script readers reach the end of the scripts sent into our latest Comedy Room script window we asked a member of the team to share some top tips.

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  2. Some Notes on Notes

    Robin Taylor

    Writer and Script Reader

    Some Notes on Notes

    If you are a working writer you are going to have to deal with notes. Robin Taylor is part of our script reading team and a writer himself and shares some advice on the types of notes you are likely to receive and how to work with them in a constructive way.

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  3. Coping with Rejection

    BBC Writersroom

    Script readers

    Coping with Rejection

    As we send out the results from our latest open submission Comedy Script Room we asked our Script Reading team (many of whom are writers themselves) for some advice on dealing with rejection, which is an unavoidable part of being a working writer.

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  4. Class Dismissed Sketch Initiative 2017 - Top of the Class!

    Usman Mullan

    Assistant Producer, BBC Writersroom North

    Class Dismissed Sketch Initiative 2017 - Top of the Class!

    Find out which four writers have been selected for the Class Dismissed 2017 sketch initiative, to have their sketch produced for series 3.

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  5. Why Spec' Scripts are your Friends

    Jamie Mathieson

    Writer

    Why Spec' Scripts are your Friends

    Jamie Mathieson is a writer for TV programmes including Doctor Who, Being Human and Tripped. In this post (originally published on his own website) he explains why spec' (speculative) scripts are a good thing.

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  6. The BBC TV Drama Writers' Programme

    Nessah Muthy

    Writer

    The BBC TV Drama Writers' Programme

    Our TV Drama Writers' Programme recently concluded with two days of script read-throughs with a professional cast of actors. Nessah Muthy explains what the scheme is and how it has helped her to create a 'spec' script that she can use as an example of her work.

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  7. Class Dismissed - Top of the Class

    Class Dismissed - Top of the Class

    New CBBC sketch show Class Dismissed joined forces with BBC Writersroom to provide an opportunity to write for the show. We hear from the Producer and selected writers on the success of the initiative.

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  8. Made in Wales: My 'It's My Shout' experience

    Ian Eadon-Davies

    Writer and Lecturer

    Made in Wales: My 'It's My Shout' experience

    Ian Eadon-Davies is a lecturer in Performing Arts. Last year he entered the 'It's My Shout' screenwriting opportunity. He explains what happened and why he'd recommend it to other budding Welsh screenwriters.

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  9. "My dream is to be a screenwriter (especially for Doctor Who). Do you have any advice?" Yes it turns out I do.

    Sarah Dollard

    Writer

    "My dream is to be a screenwriter (especially for Doctor Who). Do you have any advice?" Yes it turns out I do.

    Sarah Dollard is the writer of Episode 10 of Doctor Who Series 9, "Face the Raven". She previously shared some great advice for fellow writers via her tumblr, which we've republished here with her permission.

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  10. Listen to an interview with the Olivier award-winning and BAFTA nominated writer Mike Bartlett

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    Listen to an interview with the Olivier award-winning and BAFTA nominated writer Mike Bartlett

    Listen to an interview with the award-winning playwright and writer of new BBC One drama 'Doctor Foster', Mike Bartlett.

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