Q&A - Writing The Salisbury Poisonings

Q&A - Writing The Salisbury Poisonings

Monday, 6 July, 2020
2.00pm - 3.00pm

Location

RTS Zoom Online
United Kingdom
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How do you write the biggest new BBC drama since 2018? Join Declan Lawn & Adam Patterson as they reveal the writing process behind The Salisbury Poisonings and talk about their jump from the newsroom to drama!

Declan Lawn spent ten years as an investigative reporter for BBC Panorama. As a screenwriter, he is inspired by the capacity for television drama to act as a companion to journalism, telling powerful stories about how the modern world really works.

Adam Patterson spent years working as a photojournalist and producing current affairs documentaries. Working on award-winning programmes such as the BBC's Panorama and Unreported World, he specialised in societal issues about youth and their place in world.

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How do you write the biggest new BBC drama since 2018? Join Declan Lawn & Adam Patterson as they reveal the writing process behind The Salisbury Poisonings and talk about their jump from the newsroom to drama!