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Graham Duff: Writing for Screen & Radio Workshop
Graham Duff: Writing for Screen & Radio Workshop

Sat, 16 Sept


The Observer Building

Graham Duff: Writing for Screen & Radio Workshop

Join the multiple award winning writer, Graham Duff, for a three hour workshop on writing for screen and radio.

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Time & Location

16 Sept 2023, 14:00 – 17:00

The Observer Building, 53 Cambridge Rd, Hastings TN34 1DT, UK

About The Event

In this workshop, Graham will teach you strategies for focusing your ideas, and developing engaging characters and dialogue. He’ll show how to turn your own interests and passions into compelling narratives. 

Covering each aspect of the creative process, from brainstorming ideas and coming up with exciting log lines, through to your final polish. 

He’ll also show you common pitfalls to avoid, and importantly, how to have fun whilst doing all this.

Bring a laptop or notebook to make notes.

We are able to offer one free place on each of our workshops for a writer who is on a low income/unemployed and struggling with the cost of living. Please apply via email to and confirm your reasons for applying and which workshop you'd like to attend. Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.

About Graham:

Graham Duff is a prolific scriptwriter and script editor.  He wrote all 53 episodes of Johnny Vegas’s BBC sitcom ‘Ideal’: winner of 3 Royal Television Society Awards.  He also wrote the Sky Arts horror anthology series ‘The Nightmare Worlds of HG Wells’ starring Ray Winstone, as well as co-writing the BBC2 sit-coms ‘Hebburn’ starring Vic Reeves, and ‘Dr. Terrible’s House of Horrible’  with Steve Coogan.  

For Radio 4, he wrote Mark Gatiss’s long-running sci-fi sit-com ‘Nebulous’, as well as adapting Alexei Sayle’s short stories for the comedy drama series ‘The Absence of Normal’.  

His script editing work includes UK Gold’s ‘Murder They Hope’, the Alan Partridge feature film ‘Alpha Papa’, and 55 episodes of BBC Radio 4’s Sony Gold award winning ‘Count Arthur Strong’s Radio’, which he also directs. He’s also the author of 3 books: ‘Foreground Music: A Life in 15 Gigs’, ‘The Future’s Here To Stay: The Singles of the Fall’ and ‘The Otherwise’ co-written with Mark E. Smith.

He’s also provided consultancy work on a wide range of projects:  from the Jason Statham blockbuster ‘The Trench’, to Idris Elba’s Sky One sitcom ‘In The Long Run’. 

Further info at Graham's Website



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