Month: June 2007

  • This is the neeeeeeeeeeeeeeeews.

    I’m through to the next round of the BBC Drama Writers’ Academy.

  • David Shore

    A couple of weeks ago I went to an event at BAFTA hosted by mediaXchange. MediaXchange are a company who try and bring creatives together across the Atlantic – so for example TV execs in the UK might be taken across to LA in order to shadow a showrunner for week. In this case, though, […]

  • Changing my newspaper preferences

    I’m currently working my way through the BBC’s big ol’ report on impartiality, with the slightly clunky title of From Seesaw To Wagon Wheel. Seventeen pages in, and a particular phrase caught my eye. “The Independent has replaced news with attitude on its front page.” True. And that’s why I don’t buy it any more. […]

  • Spoilers for Utopia

    That’s last Saturday’s episode of Doctor Who. I know everyone else has done this already. But I feel I have to as well. Spoilers below. Turn away now if you haven’t seen the episode. Really, I mean it. Last chance to turn back. Here we go: AAAAAAAAAAAH! AAAAAAAAAAAH! AAAAAAAAAAH!It’s only the motherfucking MASTER! AAAAAAAAAAAAH! Thank […]

  • Screenwriters’ Festival

    Well, that’s my hotel booked for the Screenwriters’ Festival. Apparently it’s like Glastonbury. Only without the drugs or the music, and with added writing and decent toilets. OK, not much like Glastonbury at all then. Instead, it’s four days of hanging out with other people in the industry, going to lectures, talking to writers and […]

  • Dear America: We’re really sorry.

    By my reckoning, the worst of the psychic shockwave should hit at about eleven Eastern Standard. Eight Pacific. How were we to know that the dreams of a million terrified children would rupture the fabric of spacetime, allowing creatures from the dawn of the universe access to the world? Steven Moffat and the rest of […]