Multi-award-winning international playwright Simon Stephens shares his thoughts on drama, creativity and the musical structure of scripts.
Ahead of BBC Writersroom’s annual Drama Room submission window, Katherine Press spoke to Development Executive Simon Nelson about his top tips for writers planning to submit.
Can an ad made for just £50 deliver more effectively than a John Lewis advert featuring Elton John and costing £7m? We break two ads into five acts to find out.
John Yorke works with a screenwriter as she learns to master the core elements of five-act structure: inciting incidents, moments of hope and despair, and the point of no return.
Could your inciting incident be the reason your script is rejected? Kieran Grimes explains the top three ways to ensure your inciting incident is effective and engaging.
What are the rookie structural issues new screenwriters struggle with? Kieran Grimes explains the top points to master to make your script better.
Julia McKenzie, Head of Radio Comedy for BBC Studios, discusses her role at the BBC, how to submit your work to production companies and how to react to trends in writing.
Ashley Pharoah, award-winning writer and creator of shows including Life on Mars, Ashes to Ashes and Wild at Heart chats to our screenwriting students.