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MR BEAN: The Robot

written by Jimmy Hibbert
24 July 2019

Mr Bean breaks into his housemate's room and plays with his robotic arms inventions. Find out what happens in Jimmy's episode airing on 26rd July on CITV


RED ROCK continues

SHOWRUNNER/WRITER: KIM REVILL
17 July 2019

Hit daytime drama, RED ROCK, moves into the second week of its current run on BBC1. Kim Revill is Showrunner on the series and scripted three episodes - Monday(co-writer),Thursday and Friday - which go out daily at 1.45pm and available on BBC iPlayer.


EASTENDERS

WRITTEN BY KIM REVILL
17 July 2019

End the week with two episodes of EastEnders by Kim Revill on Thursday 25th at 7.30pm and Friday 26th July at 8pm on BBC1. Stacey decides to spend the night at Max's house. Louise confides in Mel that she hasn't told her mum about being pregnant. Meanwhile, Keegan announces he is quitting school.


RED ROCK returns

SHOWRUNNER/WRITER: KIM REVILL
10 July 2019

Series 3 of hit Irish crime drama RED ROCK returns to BBC1 on Monday 15th July at 1.45pm and daily throughout the week. Kim Revill is Showrunner on the series and scripted the episodes that go out on Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th.


THE CITY IN FLAMES BY MICHAEL RUSSELL

PUBLISHED TODAY in UK and Ireland
04 July 2019

Michael Russell's fifth Stefan Gillespie thriller, THE CITY IN FLAMES (Constable/Little Brown), is published today (4th July) in hardback and ebook. It's available in all good bookstores and on-line retailers. "Complex but compelling...utterly vivid and convincing...Michael Russell's style is a pleasure: easy, fluent, clear, always calm and never overheated' Independent on Sunday


EASTENDERS

WRITTEN BY LYNNE DALLOW
03 July 2019

Catch Lynne Dallow's latest episodes of EastEnders on Tuesday 9th July at 7.30pm on BBC1. Honey goes looking of Adam - unaware of what he is up to with Habiba. Ian learns the truth about Rainie.


ACKLEY BRIDGE Series 3

WRITTEN BY KIM REVILL
26 June 2019

Catch Kim Revill's first episode of ACKLEY BRIDGE at 8pm on Tuesday 2nd July on Channel 4 and available on 4OD catch-up. Rashid proposes to Kaneez but when wedding fever rages in the Paracha household, it all gets too much for her.


THE CITY IN FLAMES BY MICHAEL RUSSELL

PUBLISHED ON 4TH JULY
20 June 2019

Two weeks to go until hardback publication of Michael Russell's fifth DI Stefan Gillespie adventure, THE CITY IN FLAMES (Constable/Little Brown). It's 1940 and Stefan has been suspended from the Irish police and is working undercover in a pub in Camden Town. He has more work than pulling pints on his hands! The Bedford Arms hides some unexpected dangers. The drunken landlord is not as witless as he seems and Stefan's mission is under perilous threat...


EMMERDALE

WRITTEN BY JANE PEARSON
19 June 2019

Catch Jane's latest episode of Emmerdale on Wednesday 26th June at 7pm on ITV. Jai and Laurel are secretly seeing each other but have a close call when Rishi interrupts and goes on to spoil their date plans. Its only a matter of time until their secret romance is exposed.


RAINBOW STORIES

SCRIPT EDITOR: DARREN JONES
19 June 2019

Darren has recently script edited two delightful animation shorts, RAINBOW STORIES, for Hopster. The first -a heartwarming tale of a boy called James, and how he finds happiness in his new home with his newly adopted parents Peter & James, and their cat Einstein - is up on Youtube now. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLb-ylUL6GY ---- Created by Hopster Studios in partnership with Diversity Role Models, a UK-based education charity, 'Rainbow Stories' has been created to help nurture empathy and acceptance in the next generation.


EASTENDERS

WRITTEN BY KIM REVILL
28 May 2019

Start the week with Kim Revill's latest episode of EastEnders at 8pm on Monday 3rd June on BBC1 and iPlayer. Kat drops a bombshell leaving Stacey furious. Robbie returns to the Square but hes not alone. Tensions simmer between Phil and Louise.


THE 4 O' CLOCK CLUB

SERIES PRODUCER: GERT THOMAS
22 May 2019

We're delighted to announce that recent RTS award-winner, Gert Thomas, is Series Producer on the ninth series of CBBC's hit show, THE 4 O'CLOCK CLUB. Gert's in pre-production at the moment for the new 13 episode run.


EASTENDERS Bafta Win

Congrats to writers Lynne Dallow and Kim Revill
13 May 2019

EastEnders won the hotly-contested Soap and Continuing Drama category last night at the Bafta Awards. Many congrats to our writers, Lynne Dallow and Kim Revill.


Bank Holiday Monday EASTENDERS

WRITTEN BY LYNNE DALLOW
01 May 2019

Lynne Dallow's latest episode of EastEnders is a Bank Holiday Monday treat. It goes out at 8pm on BBC1 and available on iPlayer. Ben faces the consequences of recent events, the Atkins family make their move to Albert Square, and Lola hatches a plan to help Billy win Honey back.


EMMERDALE

WRITTEN BY JANE PEARSON
01 May 2019

Catch Jane Pearson's new episode of EMMERDALE on Wednesday 8th May at 7pm on ITV. Victoria opens up to Moira. Kerry witnesses a betrayal. Meanwhile, Leyla is set on blocking out events.


SOON GONE: A WINDRUSH CHRONICLE scoops award

WRITER: CARMEN HARRIS
30 April 2019

Congrats to Writer, Carmen Harris, and the team for winning the Diversity in Drama Production award at the Screen Nation Awards earlier this week. Carmen scripted the opening episode of the series which aired on BBC4 in February.


OVER THERE - HOLLYWOOD IN BRITAIN by ALAN FRANK

Published this week
17 April 2019

Author, film critic and broadcaster, Alan Frank's latest book on cinema, OVER THERE - HOLLYWOOD IN BRITAIN,is published this week by Bearmanor Media. It's available in hardcover or paperback editions from the Bearmanormedia.com website and ebook via Amazon and all good on-line bookstores. It's the first comprehensive record of made-in-Britain B-films featuring Americans on both sides of the camera. It provides a fascinating and unique record and discussion of significant and otherwise British second features boosted by Hollywood stars and filmmakers who were then seeking post-WW2 cinema careers rather than being forgotten or, possibly even more depressingly, ending up stuck in routine made-for-television programmes.


EMMERDALE

WRITTEN BY JANE PEARSON
02 April 2019

Don't miss Jane Pearson's latest episode of EMMERDALE on Tuesday 9th April at 8pm on ITV. Rhona forges an unlikely friendship. Meanwhile, Moira has words of advice for Pete. Elsewhere, Maya and Jacob start to feel the pressure. Jai's attempts to speak to Rishi are thwarted. As Rishi starts a speech about his love for Manpreet, Jai is far from impressed. As the speech eventually ends, an angry Jai tells him what he found on Manpreet's computer.


TAFFY

WRITER: LEE PRESSMAN
27 March 2019

New animation series, TAFFY, is Radio Times "Discover TV Kids" pick for Monday 1st April. Lee Pressman is on the writing team contributing six episodes. It's posh dog, Bentley, versus Taffy the cat - though all is not what it seems! Catch brand new episodes on Boomerang daily at 4.30pm and available on Now TV.


AUTOMAT

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY LAB KY MO
25 March 2019

Writer/Director, Lab Ky Mo's single drama, AUTOMAT, premieres on Sky Arts as part of "Art 50" strand on Wednesday 27th March at 10pm. Automat tells the story of Susie, who works in a fulfilment centre. A new intake of workers arrive and Susie meets Alina, an economic migrant. Through their unlikely friendship they find a way to overcome not only their immediate boss, Kenny, and the warehouse, but an entire social system determined to keep them down.