Georgina Sherrington

Development Producer
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Georgina Sherrington has worked in development at the BBC and in the indie sector for producers including Maxine Lapiduss (Friends, Roseanne) and BJ Rack (Black Hawk Down).

Before that, she also starred as Mildred Hubble in the children’s series The Worst Witch (1998–2001). Georgina has worked at the BBC across Comedy, Children’s, Studios and Commissioning. Prior to joining Shire Oak, she was a member of the BBC Drama Commissioning team.

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Georgina Sherrington is appearing at the following sessions:

Acting Up: Writing to Attract the Killer Cast

Acting Up: Writing to Attract the Killer Cast

In this session, writers will hear directly from professional actors what they look for in a script, what turns their “Maybes” into “Yes’s.” and what are the convincers that will make them happily work for on-a-budget (and sometimes even for free!).  

What Are They Doing To My Script? Script Editors Demystified

What Are They Doing To My Script? Script Editors Demystified

This session will take an in-depth look at what a Script Editor’s day-to-day looks like as they shepherd a project to the finish line. How do they juggle their many different responsibilities? And how can you get the best working relationship with your script editor?

Writing Horrible Histories

Writing Horrible Histories

Horrible Histories is a multi-award winning comedy sketch show for children, in this session, the writers will give us an in-depth insight into the creation of this ground breaking show.