Thara Popoola

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Thara Popoola is a comedy and drama writer based in London and Milton Keynes. She has a legal background but ventured into playwriting and screenwriting around 6 years ago.

Since then, Thara has completed the Channel 4 screenwriting course in 2021, been on the Forbes 30 under 30 list and also been nominated for a NAACP award. Thara has several original projects in paid development and has writing credits on Sex Education S4 (Netflix), Queenie (Channel 4), Crongton (BBC). Thara has also co founded Black Women in Scripted is a community of Black British women and non-binary people working in Scripted Film and Television.

Thara Popoola is appearing at the following sessions:

1030 to 1130 Breaking Into TV

1030 to 1130 Breaking Into TV

A panel of TV writers share their varied and inspirational journeys into the industry. How is it done? Lots of different ways!