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Gub Neal

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‘LondonSWF offers a superb opportunity for writers of very different backgrounds and specialities to come together in a unique forum and exchange, and to learn and work together in honing their craft.’

Gub is an award-winning producer, formerly Head of Drama at Channel 4 and before that Controller of Drama at Granada. There he co-created Cracker and won an Emmy for Prime Suspect.

Highlights at Channel 4 include Young Person’s Guide To Becoming A Rockstar, Queer As Folk and the prestigious millennium show Longitude.

Prior to co-founding Artists Studio in 2009, he founded and ran Box TV where his productions included; Trust, Gunpowder Treason And Plot, No Direction Home, The Last Enemy, Wind In The Willows (both BBC/WGBH) and the Prix Italia winning Sunday.

Most recently Gub produced The Fall, a five part drama serial for BBC2 which finished shooting in Belfast in June. The Fall is written by Allan Cubitt and stars Gillian Anderson.

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