An interview with Debbie Oates, writer for Coronation Street. Wednesday 8 December, 5.15pm, 5th floor, Crawford House, Booth Street East (above the careers service) On Wed 8 Dec at 5.15pm.

Debbie Oates, Coronation Street writer will be talking at a University of Manchester Media Club event about what it’s like to write for the UK’s most successful television soap. She will also draw on her experience of writing for hit series such as Fat Friends, Robin Hood, Primeval, Brookside and many more. Debbie’s successful career includes writing for television, radio and the theatre. She has a degree in English and Drama from Bristol University and a Phd in Women’s Studies from the University of Manchester. If you are interested in television, radio or the theatre, this is your chance to hear from an established writer and learn how they work with producers and directors. You will also hear from Jo Combes, of the BBC Writers Room initiative about the Writers Room Future Talent Award and other initiatives. To register to attend this free event, email louise.sethi@manchester.ac.uk giving your contact details.

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