Joseph Lidster

Screenwriter
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Joseph has written scripts for radio and television, including episodes of Torchwood, The Sarah Jane Adventures, Wizards Vs Aliens and Hetty Feather.

In 2012 his first stage play, Nice Sally, won two awards in the Off Cut Theatre Festival. He has also written a number of Doctor Who, Torchwood and Dark Shadows audio dramas. In 2015 he wrote the revamped Doctor Who Experience based in Cardiff, Wales. Working with the BBC, he created the interactive Twitter #SherlockLive game which later won the 2017 People’s Voice Webby Award.

His short film, Wasted, reached the finals of the Balham Film Festival and was selected to be screened as part of the London Short Film Festival.

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Joseph Lidster is appearing at the following sessions:

Time And Relative Dimensions In Sound – Writing 'Doctor Who' for Audio

Time And Relative Dimensions In Sound – Writing 'Doctor Who' for Audio

Discover how to write exciting, limitless ‘genre stories’ for audio, from sci-fi to horror, from comedy to romance, from the futuristic to the historical, audio drama can be anything.

Writing For The Right Young Audience; how to hit your mark every time!

Writing For The Right Young Audience; how to hit your mark every time!

Do you want to write for children, but worry about hitting the right tone? Worry no more!  This panel of outstanding screenwriters will give you all the advice you could ask for to make sure your script is aimed at the right young audience.