If you’re a writer or an aspiring writer then this is your chance to gain valuable insights into writing for television drawing from the experiences of Manchester’s very own Danny Brocklehurst. BAFTA and International Emmy award-winning screenwriter Danny Brocklehurst talks one on one with Head of BBC Writersroom, Anne Edvyean on screenwriting and his journey from journalist, to writer on shows including Clocking Off, Shameless, Exile, Accused, The Driver and Ordinary Lies.
Danny’s career has seen him write for theatre, radio and television during which time he has won a BAFTA for his work on Shameless series one and an International Emmy for Accused, as well as being nominated for a Best Writer BAFTA for series two of Clocking Off. Danny will be talking about his experiences in writing for television and drawing from that to give advice on how to make it as a screenwriter in this fiercely competitive field.
This event is run in partnership with BBC Writersroom for Manchester Literature Festival.
Wednesday 14th October, 7pm
University of Salford, MediaCityUK
Tickets are free and are reserved on a first come, first served basis
*Please note* this is likely to be a highly popular event and in the instance it is over-subscribed you may not get a seat in the main space where the Q&A will be taking place. However, for any overflow, it will be screened in the foyer of the venue, where there will be seating to watch the talk on screen.