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Screenwriting Posts

22 July 2021

10 TV drama series aspiring screenwriters should watch this summer

by Katie Smart Screenwriting, Writing Tips

If you are an aspiring TV dramatist in need of inspiration, look no further! We’ve collated some of the best TV drama series that are available for you to watch now. Remember, when you’re watching a really gripping TV show for research and inspiration, you should think about how each episode is constructed. You’ll notice […]

21 January 2021

Tips for TV screenwriters | Prepare your application to our Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course

by Jack Hadley Screenwriting, Writing Tips

Are you thinking of applying to our Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course? Maybe you already have some screenwriting experience – you might even have credits to your name… Or perhaps you’re a writer who’s worked in other disciplines (such as theatre or fiction). Maybe you’re totally new to writing and feel inspired to […]

11 February 2020

How to prepare your Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course application

by Clare Alan How To ..., Screenwriting, Writing Tips

Clare Alan is a tutor on our Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course, and an experienced script editor and producer who has worked on a range of TV and film projects in the UK and Ireland, including Solomon & Gaenor, factual drama The Investigator, Dangerfield, Silent Witness and The Vice. As the deadline for […]

11 February 2020

Colin Teevan: ‘Research is paramount – you can’t fill in the dots later’

by Katie Smart Author Interviews, Screenwriting, Writing Tips

We’re so excited to welcome celebrated screenwriter, playwright and translator Colin Teevan to the the Curtis Brown Creative tutor team. He will lead fifteen screenwriting students in our first ever Writing an Original TV Drama Serial course this spring. Colin is writer and executive producer of Rebellion (RTE, Netflix) and lead writer, showrunner and executive producer on […]

06 February 2020

Nick Marston: ‘You have to be the client’s confidant – and give them confidence’

by Nick Marston Course News, From the Agents, Screenwriting, Writing Tips

Nick Marston is the Chairman of Curtis Brown’s Theatre, TV and Film department. He’s been an agent here at Curtis Brown since 1997, representing an extraordinary array of screenwriters, directors and playwrights including Conor McPherson, Enda Walsh, Mark O’Rowe, Stuart Carolan, Eugene O’Brien, Hossein Amini and Rowan Joffe. We talked to Nick about how he got started as an agent, and […]