Writing for Unlimited Budgets and Creativity: Audio Drama

Room: Script Angel Cinema
Time: Friday 2:00pm

with Matt Fitton and Helen Goldwyn
moderated by Lisa McMullin

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Big Finish Productions creates official audio dramas such as Doctor Who, Sherlock Holmes and The Avengers, adding depth to these story worlds in ways that television series cannot, and has been instrumental in keeping these legends alive. In this panel you will meet three of the content creators on the cutting edge.

In this session, you will…

  • Learn the best writing strategies for audio only.
  • Examine the best ways to balance legacy and originality.
  • Share the joy of panelists who moved from fandom to produced writers!

Discover how to write exciting, limitless genre stories for audio – from sci-fi to horror, comedy to romance, and from the futuristic to the historical, audio drama can be anything.

Appearing in this session

Helen Goldwyn

Helen Goldwyn – Writer, Producer, Director | Big Finish Productions

Credits include Doctor Who, Torchwood

Helen produced and co-wrote the WWII series ATA Girl and has written for Doctor Who, Torchwood, Star Cops, and The Tomorrow People.
Helen Goldwyn
Lisa McMullin

Lisa McMullin – Screenwriter

Credits include EastEnders, Doctors

Lisa writes continuing drama series for television and also writes Big Finish audio dramas, including Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Time War.
Lisa McMullin
Matt Fitton

Matt Fitton – Writer, Script Editor | Big Finish Productions

Credits include Doctor Who, The Omega Factor

Matt writes audio drama for Big Finish's Doctor Who range, including the continuing adventures of Paul McGann's Eighth Doctor.
Matt Fitton