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Career Close-Up: Screenwriting with Louise Ironside

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Career Close-Up: Screenwriting with Louise Ironside

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Award-winning screenwriter Louise Ironside has worked on several popular television series over the years including Call the Midwife, The Tunnel, Law & Order UK, Lip Service, Waterloo Road and River City.

In addition to her impressive television CV, she has served tenures as both Associate Playwright and Playwright in residence at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. She has also written original radio drama for Radios 3, 4 & 5 in slots including Writing The Century, Women’s Hour, From Fact to Fiction and The Wire.

Louise was on hand to offer advice on creating and developing on-screen characters and writing for different genres and mediums. 

This event was hosted by Alan de Pellette and took place on Thursday 25 August 2016 at GMAC, Glasgow. 

Photography: BAFTA/Carlo Paloni