Justin Young

Screenwriter & Producer
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Justin Young is a screenwriter, playwright and producer. He’s written for a variety of drama series including Ripper Street, Dickensian and Death in Paradise, as well as developing his own original pilots with a wide range of independent production companies.

He was Head Writer and Series Producer of Holby City for 3 years, during which the show was BAFTA nominated twice.

His plays include In My Father’s Words (59E59 Theatre New York), Moonwalking in Chinatown (Soho Theatre), and Fierce – An Urban Myth (Grid Iron). He is currently Series Consultant and writing 3 episodes for the upcoming Jane Austen adaptation Sandition for Red Planet/ ITV.

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Netflix and chill: Writing TV Drama

Netflix and chill: Writing TV Drama

Drama is the backbone of story-telling. After all, what is a story without conflict? In this age, where binge-watching exists alongside traditional episodic fare, how does a writer craft a series to appeal to executives and audiences?