BBC Studios’ Casualty and BBC Writersroom have together launched a new opportunity for frontline medical workers to join the writing team of the medical drama.
In celebration of its 35th year on air, the team have planned a competition to find a new writer with first hand medical experience.
Applicants will be tasked with writing part of a Casualty episode based on a brief about clinical Lead Dylan Keogh having a hellish day in the emergency department.
The organisers have emphasised that they are open to submissions from any and all front line medics, with no previous writing experience required. At least one successful writer will then be given the opportunity to write a shadow episode with the Casualty team.
Submissions are open from Monday 6th September until Wednesday 20th October.
Senior Executive Producer of Casualty and Holby City, Deborah Sathe, said: “No one knows more than our frontline workers the extraordinary escapades of those that save our lives on a daily basis.
“We are looking for aspiring writers in the medical world to come and have a go at writing an episode for us. Could you be the next voice that helps deliver our next BAFTA?”