Gub Neal appeared at a previous festival. View this year's speakers here.

Gub Neal

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‘LondonSWF offers a superb opportunity for writers of very different backgrounds and specialities to come together in a unique forum and exchange, and to learn and work together in honing their craft.’

Gub is an award-winning producer, formerly Head of Drama at Channel 4 and before that Controller of Drama at Granada. There he co-created Cracker and won an Emmy for Prime Suspect.

Highlights at Channel 4 include Young Person’s Guide To Becoming A Rockstar, Queer As Folk and the prestigious millennium show Longitude.

Prior to  founding Artists Studio, Gub ran Box TV where productions included Gunpowder, Treason & Plot; No Direction Home; and the Prix Italia-winning Sunday.

Gub produced all three seasons of the BBC’s critically acclaimed The Fall, and has most recently has set up Ringside Studios – a joint venture with Newan/TFI in France as a unique Anglo-French banner to produce international programmes through the UK.


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