with Loretta Preece, Bill Armstrong, Andy Bayliss, John Yorke, Lucy Raffety, Kate Hall, and Jon Sen
moderated by Barbara Machin
Continuing Drama; the huge narrative force of UK TV, delivers hundreds of hours of mainstream screen time a year.
Our greatest screenwriters have learned their craft on these shows and still return to deliver guest episodes. Our esteemed panel of top producers, writers and consultants from Casualty, Doctors, Eastenders and Holby assemble to reveal all about writing for this forever voracious format.
EMMY winning powerhouse Barbara Machin moderates this mega-session with the top players and their writers from the UK’s best loved and most watched long running series.
Just check out the players in this session below…
Appearing in this session
Credits include: Holby City, Eastenders, Casualty
Andy is the Lead Writer of Holby City, authoring the show into its exciting new era, from storylines to script.
Credits include: Doctors, The Indian Doctor
After a successful career as a stage and film actor, Bill transitioned into writing in 2003, began work on Doctors in 2006 and has now become a core writer on the show.
Credits include: Wolf Hall, Shameless, Life On Mars
John Yorke is Managing Director of Angel Station where he works as a drama producer, consultant and lecturer on all forms of storytelling.
Credits include: Casualty, Holby City
Writer, Director Jon recently directed Casualty’s ground breaking 'One' – an entire episode in one shot.
Credits include: Holby City, Hollyoaks
Kate is the Series Producer of Holby City, having previously spent over four years as Story Producer on this flagship, primetime BBC1 drama.
Loretta has been personally responsible for storylining over 2000 episodes of mainstream British television.
Credits include: Casualty, Eastenders
Lucy instigated a Writers’ Room system at Casualty which now commissions the majority of its writers in that way.
Credits include: Waking The Dead, The Bill
Barbara Machin is the BAFTA and EMMY award winning screenwriter who created BBC1’s worldwide selling hit series Waking The Dead.