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We discover, develop and champion new and experienced writing talent across the whole of the UK.

  • The Latest from Drama Room 2021/22Georgia Affonso, one of the writers selected for our current Drama Room writer development group, shares her roundup of their latest sessions.
  • Silent Witness 25Celebrating Silent Witness' 25th Series with Ten Memorable Episodes. Find out more about the new series from the show's producer, see which episodes made the Top 10 and read all the scripts in our library.
  • FloodlightsScreenwriter Matt Greenhalgh explains how he adapted the true story of Andy Woodward, one of the first footballers to come forward with allegations of sexual abuse, into a drama for BBC Two.

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  • The ResponderScripts from Tony Schumacher's BBC One Drama which follows Chris, an unconventional urgent response officer through a series of night shifts in Liverpool.
  • Doctor Whoby various writers. Featuring all episodes of Series 13, including 'The Revolution of the Daleks', 'Eve of the Daleks' and 'Legend of the Sea Devils'.
  • LutherRead all five series of Neil Cross' critically acclaimed detective series, Luther.
  • The Serpentby Richard Warlow and Toby Finlay. Read all eight episodes of The Serpent, nominated for an RTS Award for Best Writer (Drama).
  • VigilRead all six episodes of Tom Edge's thriller about a crew member found dead on board the Trident nuclear submarine HMS Vigil.
  • Ridley RoadAll four episodes of Sarah Solemani's drama about Jewish opposition to British Fascism in the 1960s, inspired by Jo Bloom's novel.
  • Back to LifeBoth series of Laura Solon & Daisy Haggard's Emmy nominated comedy drama about a woman's struggle to rebuild her life after being released from prison.
  • Guiltby Neil Forsyth. New in the Script Library the complete Series 2 of the award-winning drama, which picks up events two years after Series 1 as Max is released from jail.
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  • Watch InterviewsGet inspiration and top tips from writers and industry professionals in our series of video interviews.
  • PodcastDownload and listen to our free podcast, including interviews with some the UK's leading screenwriters.
  • Scriptwriting EssentialsWatch a series of eight videos covering the essentials of writing a successful script, from introductions to rewriting.
  • Pitches, Treatments, OutlinesWhat are they? And why should you learn to love them? Plus other great advice on our blog.
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