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Philip Palmer

Author, screenwriter and producer
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Philip Palmer is the author of five science fiction novels published by Orbit books: ‘Debatable Space’, ‘Red Claw’, ‘Version 43’, ‘Hell Ship’ and ‘Artemis’.

He is also a screenwriter, script editor, teacher and producer. His screen writing credits include the BBC 1 film ‘The Many Lives of Albert Walker’, ‘Rebus’, and ‘The Bill’, and his radio dramas include ‘The King’s Coiner’, ‘Breaking Point’ and ‘The Faerie Queene’. He currently works as a screenwriting tutor at the London Film School, and the University of York, and has previously worked as a part-time lecturer at Leeds Metropolitan University, the National Film and Television School, and Bournemouth University.

He was associate producer of the ITV single drama Back Home, and has worked as a development executive at STV and head of drama at Danny Rose Productions. His script editing credits include ‘The Paradise Club’, ‘Seesaw’, ‘Taggart’ and ‘Wah Wah’. He is founder of Afan Films.

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