North West

Trust Me screening and Q&A

RTS NW are delighted to announce our next fantastic event, a screening of Trust Me, the brand new drama thriller made by Red Production Company for BBC One. Plus an exclusive panel discussion about ‘women in television’. Are we doing enough to bring more women into the industry? Why are drama directors predominantly male? Is there a fundamental flaw in how we are hiring our crews?


Get in the mince pies, mull that wine, and dust down your festive glad rags, as impressionist and standup comedian Darren Altman once again returns with another edition of the Royal Television Society's very own Big Telly Quiz. With questions all about TV past, present, and future, don't be a Scrooge. Join Darren and a host of celebrity guests as they test your knowledge of all things telly. Compete as a team or on your own, either way, 'yule' be thoroughly entertained — and it’s free and fun for the whole family!

The RTS Big Telly Quiz

Hosted once again by Darren Altman, and with questions coming from across all 15 regions and nations, come and join us to test your knowledge of all things telly and be thoroughly entertained. Compete as a team or as an individual, we don’t mind so long as you sign up here – and it’s free!

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

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.

Peter Bowker's Real Reality Television: In Conversation with Christopher Eccleston

In anticipation of the third series of The A Word (filmed entirely on location in the North West at Space Studios Manchester and on location around the City and The Lake District) celebrated Stockport-born screenwriter Peter Bowker (The A Word, World On Fire, Marvellous) will be in conversation with Salford-born award winning actor Christopher Eccleston (The A Word, Our Friends