September 17th 8pm... Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio

Room: Online


with Jed Mercurio and John Strickland
moderated by Henry R Swindell

September 17th 8pm... Doing Crime: In Conversation with Jed Mercurio image

You might remember him from our outstanding Script to Screen session last year. Or from this year’s completely Killer Season 4. Being labelling the king of crime writing, we’re thrilled to welcome back Jed Mercurio to talk all things Line of Duty.

After premiering as BBC2’s best performing drama series in 10 years, Line of Duty has fast become one of the leading dramas in British Television, with the most recent instalment being dubbed the most gripping yet. This is your chance hear from the man behind the story. Every twist, every turn, every edge of your seat ‘what is going to happen next!?’ moment. Learn how Jed does it!

Do you have a stellar crime series idea yourself? Who better to learn a thing or two from?

One of the first British writers’ to operate as a ‘showrunner,’ Jed’s approach is unique – and successful! So join us and Jed, for a session with one of the industry’s best writers talking about one of the industry’s best dramas. Why would you miss it?

Really though, why? Don’t make us get our AC-12 interrogation skills out!

*Filmed at LSF2017

Appearing in this session

Henry R Swindell

Henry R Swindell – Producer - Artists Studio

Henry R Swindell is a highly experienced freelance Producer and Script Editor.
John Strickland

John Strickland – Director

Credits include: Line of Duty, Prime Suspect 2, Clocking Off

John has been nominated for a Bafta three times and has won directing awards for Rebel Heart and Bodies.
John Strickland
Jed Mercurio

Jed Mercurio – Screenwriter

Credits include: Line Of Duty, Cardiac Arrest

Jed's most recent credit, 'Line of Duty', is the most watched BBC2 drama series in the multichannel era.
Jed Mercurio