On the final day of the International Screenwriters’ Festival, Abi Morgan, writer of Sex Traffic and the film version of
It seems to be generally accepted, both in the UK and the US, that while working in the film industry can be damaging and oppressive to a writer’s spirit, in TV the writer is much more highly regarded. It would have been interesting to have heard from successful British TV writers such as Andrew Davies, Lynda La Plante, Russell T Davies, Paul Abbott and Kay Mellor about their experiences.
It seemed to me that what came out of the four days in
As Diana Ossana said, ‘Good writing will find its way’.