Philip had always wanted to write for TV but LSF 2014 gave him the courage to go for it. He went on to scoop the C21 Drama Script Prize with his black comedy drama Euthanasia in Suburbia and currently writes for EastEnders and Casualty. He was the original optimist behind the Monday Mini Wins thread on Facebook’s Bang2Write forum.
Philip Lawrence is appearing at the following sessions:
Phil is blazing a trail into British television. His fist major gig was on EastEnders last year, and in this intimate and personal session, Phil will share his writing journey through pitch, first draft, rewrites and final shooting via selected scenes.
The smart writers know that the best way to learn to write under pressure, hone craft, create contacts and earn both credits and money is through the soaps and serial TV.