During Mental Health Week, this panel discussion looked at the challenges of mental health in the TV workplace. The panel included Alex Pumfrey, CEO of Film & Television Charity, Richard Bentley, creative director of Postcard Productions, Julia Lamb, media engagement & awards manager at Mind, Bryan Kirkwood, executive producer for Hollyoaks, Anna Williamson, Celebrities Go Dating coach and actor Jessica Fox.
The panel shared their views on working as a freelancer and the impact the pressures of working in television can have on people (especially the young).
Click here to read the event report and watch highlights of the event.
“Promoting wellbeing and mental health in the TV industry” was an RTS early evening event held at Channel 4 in central London on 14 May. It was produced by Jonathan Simon, Terry Marsh and Briony Robinson. A longer report of this event will appear in the June issue of Television.