Danny Brocklehurst

Screenwriter
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Danny is a BAFTA and International Emmy winning screenwriter who has written on some of the biggest UK dramas of recent years including The Five, Ordinary Lies, Shameless, Clocking Off and Talk to Me.

Between 1992 and 1999, Danny worked as a freelance journalist for a range of publications including The Guardian, The Big Issue, The Manchester Evening News and City Life. Since leaving journalism he has worked as a full-time scriptwriter.

Danny won a BAFTA for his work on Shameless series one and was nominated for a Best Writer BAFTA for series two of Clocking Off. He was featured in the writers section of the Broadcast Hot 100 in 2007.

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Danny Brocklehurst is appearing at the following sessions:

Adaptations: How to write and adapt existing works or 'based on' true events

Adaptations: How to write and adapt existing works or 'based on' true events

Adapting a successful novel or other work seems like a logical evolution, but the process can be problematic. How do you navigate the minefield?

Producer's Notes: A Necessary Evil

Producer's Notes: A Necessary Evil

Don’t fall into the career ending trap of battling with the money and getting booted over “Creative Differences”, come to this session and learn some essential tips and strategies to help you get the most out of the Producer/Writer ‘Push me/Pull you’ relationship.