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Philip Shelley

Channel Four Screenwriting Course and Script editor
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Philip runs the script consultancy He initiated and runs the Channel 4 screenwriting course and is also currently working on new drama projects for indies, Nutopia & Kindle Entertainment. He also runs independent screenwriting courses with screenwriter Phil Gladwin

As producer Philip has worked on a 2 hour comedy film also for Carlton/ITV, Margery & Gladys, starring Penelope Keith and June Brown, broadcast to an audience of September 2003; Making Waves, a 6 x 1 hour series for Carlton ITV; and he produced First Sign of Madness, a series of four monologues for Carlton, which starred Pam Ferris, James Bolam, Emma Chambers and Martin Hancock, and won awards at the New York TV Festival, Worldfest Houston, and the Columbus Ohio TV festival in 2001.

Philip was Head of Development for Drama at Carlton TV for 5 Years. As well as initiating and script editing Anybody’s Nightmare, a 2 hour film for ITV starring Patricia Routledge, he worked as a script editor on numerous shows including the last two Inspector Morse films, The Wench is Dead and The Remorseful Day; Kavanagh QC, Plain Jane (written by Lucy Gannon), Cider with Rosie, Noah’s Ark and The Waiting Time.

He has also worked as a script editor on two series of ‘Waking The Dead’ for the BBC and ‘A Good Murder’ for Sally Head Productions ITV and  as script editor and  development executive for Granada and LWT Drama, working on Medics, Staying Alive and The Knock. Before working as a script editor and producer, he was an actor for 12 years.

As an independent producer, he has several projects in active development.

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