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Friday, May 01, 2009

BBC writersroom newsletter

BBC Drama Writers Academy
The Academy will take up to eight writers, and train them over 12 months to write for some of the BBC's most popular series such as Doctors, EastEnders, Holby City, and Casualty. The deadline for applications is 5 May 2009.

Toby Whithouse Interview
The creator and writer of Being Human tells us about his work.

BBC Writersroom Roadshow - Suffolk
The BBC writersroom will be coming to the HighTide festival in Suffolk on 9 May 2009 to talk about what happens to your script when you send it in, how we assess your work and what we're looking for. You can also bring a script to hand in to us in person.

Award-winning Scripts
Our scripts are in PDF format - if you can't read them, download Adobe Reader from http://www.bbc.co.uk/webwise/categories/plug/acrobat/acrobat.shtml?intro

White Girl by Abi Morgan
Winner of the BAFTA for best single drama, 2009

Don't forget you can browse through all of the scripts in our script archive.

Submitting your script to BBC writersroom
Want to write for the BBC? Find out what to send us on our script submissions page.

Micheal Jacob talks about the College of Comedy, Ceri Meyrick talks about the Drama Writers Academy, Paul Ashton finishes his Perfect 10, and Piers Beckley blathers on as usual. And if you haven't been recently, check out the shiny new look.

Deadline: 11 May 2009
Tinderbox in Northern Ireland are looking for writers between the age of 16-25 who want to write for the theatre.

The Write House
Peshkar are running a new writing programme with the Oldham Coliseum about the British Asian experience.


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