tv-drama Archive

  • I’ve just watched Episode 1 of Series 2 of Heroes – always one step behind that’s me! (Series 3 is currently screening.)  I’ve been told by many people that this...

    On TV Drama

    I’ve just watched Episode 1 of Series 2 of Heroes – always one step behind that’s me! (Series 3 is currently screening.)  I’ve been told by many people that this...

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  • I recently got a DVD through the post of a television drama which I hope will go down in history – as the first ever science fiction episode of the...

    On Aliens in Aidensfield

    I recently got a DVD through the post of a television drama which I hope will go down in history – as the first ever science fiction episode of the...

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  • I recently attended the last in this year’s SPARKS workshops up in Yorkshire.  It’s been six months of intensive work with 3 bunches of writers.  My lot were developing TV...

    On Heroes

    I recently attended the last in this year’s SPARKS workshops up in Yorkshire.  It’s been six months of intensive work with 3 bunches of writers.  My lot were developing TV...

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  • Tonight was the UK screening of the last episode ever of The Sopranos.  After the US screening, some viewers wrote in demanding their subscription to HBO back, so bitterly disappointed...

    On No More Bada Bing

    Tonight was the UK screening of the last episode ever of The Sopranos.  After the US screening, some viewers wrote in demanding their subscription to HBO back, so bitterly disappointed...

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  • WHY I LOVE BUFFY When I first started teaching screenwriting, I quickly learned the fundamental principle of teaching is to create a group dynamic; and the way to do that...

    On Buffy, and Vampires Slain

    WHY I LOVE BUFFY When I first started teaching screenwriting, I quickly learned the fundamental principle of teaching is to create a group dynamic; and the way to do that...

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  • Harry has been a very close and valued friend of mine for a number of years. I’m not blind to his many faults, but I’ve always regarded him as a man of integrity,...

    On Being Betrayed by a Friend

    Harry has been a very close and valued friend of mine for a number of years. I’m not blind to his many faults, but I’ve always regarded him as a man of integrity,...

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