Leeds Writers’ Circle: Andrew Oldham Workshop

Later in the month Andrew will be at Leeds Writers’ Circle doing a Script Writing Workshop (Saturday 26th September 2009, 11:00 to 15:00) at the Carriageworks. If you are a writer in Leeds and want to know more about Leeds Writers’ Circle go here.

Leeds Writers’ Circle run regular workshops throughout the year hosted by professional writers and poet. These workshops are for Leeds Writers’ Circle members only. So, if you’re in the Leeds area, join them and support one of the oldest running Writers’ Circles in the UK.

Andrew’s workshop is limited to 12. So please book early.

Here is the blurb that will be going out to their members over the next week:

The workshop will be facilitated by Andrew Oldham

ANDREW is an award winning writer and poet. His plays, The Charlie Manson Room and Mockingbird have been performed on stage in Manchester, Cardiff, Brighton and New York. His writing workshops have been broadcast on BBC Radio 4. He is a recipient of both a Peggy Ramsay Award and a NW Vision New Writers Award. He has been a writer for BBC drama and the Independent TV. He continues to write for page and screen, and works as a script editor on films. Including the forthcoming short, Master Motivator (dir. Noreen Kershaw 2009) http://www.andrewoldham.co.uk


Students will look at creating believable characters and stories for stage or screen. They will look at the differences between forms and utilise the power of contrast and conflict on the page, on the screen and in characterisation. Students will watch excerpts from a number of films and have the chance to write scenes, story lines and themes that can be used for plays or features.

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