MEDIACITYUK, RTS NW and BBC NORTH present ‘SPOTLIGHT ON… BBC One’s The A Word: the secrets of its success’

MEDIACITYUK, RTS NW and BBC NORTH present ‘SPOTLIGHT ON… BBC One’s The A Word: the secrets of its success’

Monday, 8 June, 2020
6pm

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Online
United Kingdom
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Monday 8th June, at 6pm,  BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty will talk to Salford born actors Christopher Eccleston and Pooky Quesnel along with The A Word’s multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker LIVE on Facebook

‘Spotlight On’ invites well-known experts from the media, creative and digital sectors to share their stories and skills with the MediaCityUK community.

You are invited to join us for an exclusive online event in collaboration with RTS North West, BBC North, MediaCityUK and the University of Salford Media Production Team to celebrate the on-going success of BBC one drama The A Word.

Much loved BBC One drama The A Word is filmed at locations across Manchester and the Lake District and tells the on- going story of Joe, a boy diagnosed with Autism who sits central to a loving and complicated family.

Ahead of the final episode of series three BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty will talk to Salford born actors Christopher Eccleston and Pooky Quesnel along with The A Word’s multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker (The A Word, World on Fire, Marvellous) to discuss how The A Word has evolved from its very first episode and explore the secrets of its ongoing success.

The last episode of series 3 broadcasts on BBC One, Tuesday 9th June at 9pm and the full boxset of The A Word is available now on BBC iPlayer.

Click going or interested on our Facebook event page, then on Monday at 6pm head over to either RTS North West or MediaCityUK’s official Facebook page and settle down for what promises to be an enlightening and inspiring 45 minutes.

You can submit your questions in advance by direct messaging RTS North West on Facebook or emailing: hello@mediacityuk.co.uk with the subject ‘SPOTLIGHT ON’

Please include your name, the area you work in (or would like to work in) and we will do our best to ask as many of those to as possible to Peter, Christopher and Pooky.

The deadline to submit questions is by 6pm this coming Friday.
This event is in collaboration with BBC North, MediaCityUK and RTS NW produced by Rachel Pinkney and supported by the University of Salford's Media Production Team

For those not on Facebook, a recording will be added to the MediaCityUK website.

 

Speakers: 
Peter Bowker
Christopher Eccleston
Pooky Quesnel
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Monday 8th June, at 6pm,  BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty will talk to Salford born actors Christopher Eccleston and Pooky Quesnel along with The A Word’s multi-award winning writer Peter Bowker LIVE on Facebook

‘Spotlight On’ invites well-known experts from the media, creative and digital sectors to share their stories and skills with the MediaCityUK community.