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

  • InterConnected - Watch all Eight Lockdown StoriesFrom nearly 7000 scripts submitted!
  • The Break 5 - Writers AnnouncedBBC Writersroom and BBC Studios Drama Production have announced the five writers who have penned the fifth series of The Break. The bold, short form drama series, now in its fifth year, is a collaboration between BBC Writersroom, BBC Three and BBC Studios.
  • A Suitable BoyWriter Vikram Seth explains the story's origin, introduces its main themes and some of the key protagonists. Watch A Suitable Boy from Sunday 26th July.

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  • Les Misérablesby Andrew Davies. An epic adaptation of Victor Hugo's classic novel in which an extraordinary cast of characters struggle to survive in war-torn France.
  • In My Skinby Kayleigh Llewellyn. The coming of age story of 16 year old Bethan as she deals with the comical but painfully real anxieties and insecurities of teenage life.
  • Doctor Whoby various writers. New in the script library 5 more episodes by Steven Moffat from Series 3 & 10 including the 1st draft of Episode 1.
  • Father Brownby various writers. Drama based on the stories by GK Chesterton, about a crime-solving Roman Catholic priest.
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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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