Congratulations to JESSE ARMSTRONG and the rest of the writing team. In The Loop has just won Best Screenplay at New York Film Critics Circle, and runner up screenplay at Los Angeles film Critics Circle.
CAREY ANDREWS wrote the episode of EastEnders going out on BBC1 at 8:00pm on Monday 21st December.
BENNETT ARRON has written 21 episodes of the children's sitcom Genie in the House - the No.1 children's programme on Nickelodeon - as well as writing and performing in the Genie in the House TV movie Legend of the Dragon. He was also one of the writers on the BAFTA winning children's programme The Slamme.
SIMON ASHDOWN wrote the episode of EastEnders going out on BBC1 at 7:00pm on Saturday 26th December.
DAVID ASHTON'S Victorian detective drama McLevy begins its new four-part series on Radio 4, with the episode "Bolt from the Blue" going out at 2:15pm on Monday 21st December. The second episode End of the Line is going out on Monday 28th December.
PIERS BECKLEY's adaptation of Oliver Twist is running at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre in Kentish Town, London, over Christmas till 10th January. giantolive.com
GREGORY BURKE's first television drama, One Night In Emergency, will go out on BBC1 in Scotland in the New Year. Gregory will hold a Q&A at the Glasgow Centre for Contemporary Arts on 20 January.
PAUL COATES wrote the episode of Hollyoaks going out on C4 at 6:30pm on Tuesday 22nd December.
LIN COGHLAN'S dramatisation of Black Hearts in Battersea is going out on Radio 4 in two parts at 2:15pm on Wednesday 23rd and 24th December.
DAVID CROFT will be re-united with the cast and crew and other writers on The Story of Are You Being Served on New Year's Day on BBC2 at 6.30 pm. It will be preceded with a festive issue of the show from 1975 at 6.00 pm and followed by the pilot episode, first broadcast in 1972 being shown for the first time in a new colourised version.
SIMON CROWTHER wrote the episodes of Coronation Street going out on ITV1 at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on Friday 1st January.
RICHARD CURTIS wrote and directed the film Love Actually going out on ITV1 on Saturday 19 December at 9.00 pm
MARY CUTLER wrote the episodes of The Archers going out on Radio 4 at 7:00pm from Sunday 27th December till Friday 1st January, with each episode being repeated at 2:00pm the day after its original broadcast.
ANDREW DAVIES has adapted Joanna Briscoe's erotic thriller Sleep With Me for television. It will go out on ITV1 on New Year's Eve from 9.00 - 10.30 pm.
TIM DYNEVOR wrote the episode of Emmerdale going out on ITV1 at 7:00pm on Friday 1st January.
MATTHEW EVANS wrote the episode of EastEnders going out on BBC1 at 7:30pm on Thursday 24th December.
CHRIS FEWTRELL wrote the episodes of Coronation Street going out on ITV1 at 7:30pm and 8:30pm on Monday 28th December.
PATRICK HARBINSON'S version of John Wyndham's The Day of the Triffids is going out in two parts, starting on BBC1 at 9:00pm on Monday 28th December.
JONATHAN HARVEY wrote the episode of Coronation Street going out on ITV1 at 8:30pm Thursday 31st December.
JOOLS HOLLAND presents Jools' Annual Hootenanny from 11.00 pm on New Year's Eve on BBC2. He's been doing this now for 16 New Years!
PATRICK HOMES wrote the episode of The Bill "On the Street" going out on ITV1 at 9:00pm on Tuesday 29th December.
MARK ILLIS wrote the episode of Emmerdale going out on ITV1 at 7:00pm on Wednesday 23rd December.
MARTIN JAMESON wrote the episode of Casualty "All I Want for Christmas" going out on BBC1 at 7:40pm on Saturday 19th December.
CHARLOTTE JONES'S dramatisation of Roald Dahl's bookl Matilda is going out in two parts on Radio 4 at 9:00pm on Saturday 26th and at 3:00pm on Sunday 27th December.
JULIAN JONES wrote the episode of Merlin "The Last Dragon Lord" going out on BBC1 at 5:45pm on Saturday 19th December.
JESSICA LEA wrote the episode of Hollyoaks going out on C4 at 6:30pm on Tuesday 29th December.
DAVID LEMON is writing for the new RDF Nickelodeon series The Freak Farleys, a sitcom about an ordinary family in Transylvania created by Andy Watts. It shoots early next year.
DARAN LITTLE wrote the episode of Coronation Street going out on ITV1 at 8:30pm on Monday 21st December.
ANJI LOMAN-FIELD went to Cambodia in March 2005 on a 3-6 month project story-lining, script editing and team-writing a TV drama series called Rous Cheat Chivit (A Taste of Life). More than five years later and Anji is still there where she is now running a production company. See www.indevelopmentproductions.com – the website will be updated soon to show shots and clips of their first production Channa and Her Sisters, a 50 min drama aiming to reduce the massive maternal mortality rate in Cambodia.
IAN MADDEN wrote the episode of Taggart "Fact and Fiction" going out on ITV1 at 9:00pm on Thursday 24th December.
JANE MARLOW wrote the episodes of Hollyoaks going out on C4 at 6:30pm on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st December.
PAUL MENDELSON'S radio comedy drama Fireworks at the Villa Lucia is going out on Radio 4 at 2:15pm on Thursday 31st December.
LIZZIE MICKERY wrote the episode of Paradox going out on BBC1 at 9:00pm on Tuesday 22nd December.
DEBBIE OATES wrote the episode of Coronation Street going out on ITV1 at 7:30pm on Monday 21st December.
JEREMY PAUL co-wrote the book of the musical The Lady Or The Tiger, lyrics by Michael Richmond, music by Nola York is running at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond, south-west London, from 16th December to 13th February.
HEATHER ROBSON wrote the episode of Hollyoaks going out on C4 at 6:30pm on Friday 1st January.
ALISTAIR RUTHERFORD has a new radio play, Happy New Year, going out on BBC Radio Scotland on Thursday 31st December at 11.30 am. The play will also be available on the BBC iPlayer for the following 7 days.
STEPHEN SHERIDAN'S dramatisation of five darkly comic tales from Roald Dahl begins with the episode Man from the South going out on Radio 4 at 7:45pm on Monday 21st December.
TOM STOPPARD and Marc Norman won the Oscar for Best Screenplay for Shakespeare in Love in 1998. There will be another chance to see it on Christmas Eve at 11.15 pm on ITV1.
BILL TAYLOR wrote the episodes of Emmerdale going out on ITV1 at 7:00pm and 8:00pm on Thursday 31st December.
HEIDI THOMAS has written a new three-hour Cranford drama (adapted from the original novels by Elizabeth Gaskell) going out in tw0 parts for BBC1. The first half "August 1844" is going out from 9:00 - 10:30 pm on Sunday 20 December. The second half "October to December 1844" is going out on Sunday 27th December at the same time
CHRIS THOMPSON wrote the episode of Emmerdale going out on ITV1 at 7:00pm on Wednesday 30th December.
EMMA THOMPSON's sequel to Nanny McPhee will be released next year. She has written and will perform the title role in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. She is also working on a new screenplay of My Fair Lady.
SANDI TOKSVIG will be treading the boards at the Royal Festival Hall with Sandi Toksvig's Christmas Cracker along with Ronnie Corbett and other guests. Until 24th December. Box office: 0844 875 0073
JOE TURNER wrote the episode of Emmerdale going out on ITV1 at 7:00pm on Friday 25th December.
VICTORIA WOOD's Christmas Special is called Midlife Crisis and it goes out on BBC1 on Christmas Eve at 9.00 pm.