The BIG Vision: How To Attract Prolific Producers To YOUR Screenplay

with Beryl Vertue CBE, Ruth Caleb, and Tony Garnett
moderated by Barbara Machin

The BIG Vision: How To Attract Prolific Producers To YOUR Screenplay image

Our three heavyweight producers share Big Vision. Collectively they have dominated over 5 decades, always breaking the mould, always exploring the original and the fresh. And they are still doing so.

Tony Garnett’s credits include Cathy Come Home, Kes, Cardiac Arrest Between the Lines, Law And Order , This Life , The Cops….

Beryl Vertue, CBE’s, credits includes Steptoe and Son, Til Death Do Us Part, The Who’s rock Opera, Tommy , Coupling, Men Behaving badly and of course Sherlock .

Ruth Caleb, OBE’s, credits includes, Last Resort, Out Of Control, Care, Bullet Boy, Judge John Deed, Pat And Margaret, Short Stay In Switzerland, The Last Days of Lehman Brothers, The Whale and A Poet in New York.

And Barbara Machin, herself a TV heavyweight (Waking The Dead) will chair the panel.

Join us for an unforgettable conversation and maybe, just maybe, you may end up rethinking your projects through the Big Vision lens.

Appearing in this session

Beryl Vertue CBE

Beryl Vertue CBE – Producer and Chairman

Credits include: Sherlock, Jekyll, Tommy

One of Britain’s most respected Producers, Beryl Vertue has an enviable track record of international success.
Beryl Vertue CBE
Ruth Caleb

Ruth Caleb – Producer

Credits include: Last Resort, Tomorrow La Scala, A Poet in New York

Ruth is a multi-award winning producer. She was awarded the O.B.E. in the 2004 Queen's Birthday Honours List for her services to Drama.
Ruth Caleb
Tony Garnett

Tony Garnett – Producer

Credits include: Kes, Beautiful Thing, This Life

Tony has had a prestigious and varied career as an actor, script editor, screenwriter, director and producer.
Tony Garnett
Barbara Machin

Barbara Machin – Screenwriter

Credits include: Waking The Dead, The Bill

Barbara Machin is the BAFTA and EMMY award winning screenwriter who created BBC1’s worldwide selling hit series Waking The Dead.
Barbara Machin

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