John and Debbie will share hard-earned advice on the craft of good screenwriting, helping you to improve your skillset and become a better writer. Debbie is a producer and writer, most recently adapting Poldark for the BBC 1’s 2015 series. John is the creator of Writers’ Academy and former controller of BBC Dram Production and is the author of Into the Woods: A Five-Act Journey Into Story.
Debbie Horsfield is a producer and writer and has twice received BAFTA best Drama Series Award nominations for The Riff Raff Element and Cutting It. She adapted the first two novels in Winston Graham’s Poldark cycle for BBC 1’s extremely successful eight part 2015 series. John Yorke is associated with some of the UK's most critically acclaimed and popular TV drama, from Shameless to Wolf Hall.
When: Saturday 12 December, 10am to 4pm
Where: Percy Building, Newcastle University, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU
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