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Making A Drama Out Of Christmas

December 19th, 2018

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been updating the modules that cover Radio and TV drama in our Comprehensive Creative Writing Course.  So I’ve been looking at script formatting and what the current layout requirements are.

The best place to look into this is the BBC Writersroom. There is a script library and you can study a number of recent productions to see how the scripts are set out. There’s The Bodyguard, Peaky Blindlers, Doctor Who, A Very English Scandal (Jeremy Thorpe  played by Hugh Grant) – even Danger Mouse and The Worst Witch, plus many more. Formats do vary but the important thing is that they are clearly set out and it must be obvious where the characters are and who’s speaking. Read the rest of this entry »

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