EMMERDALE EPISODES | Alan de Pellette

Director Alan de Pellette directs 4 episodes of EMMERDALE for ITV starting Tues 30 November with exciting storylines in the village.

PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE | Alan de Pellette | Morag Fullarton

The new CBBC live-action series PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE begins 6.00pm 29 November and all episodes on iPlayer,   produced by Alan de Pellette and with 4 episodes directed by Morag Fullarton  PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE is based on the best-selling books by Julia Donaldson  about a young girl and her mischievous mirror double. The Trailer can be viewed here

WISTMAN’S WOOD | Nick Stimson

Oldham Theatre Workshop present a revival of the musical WISTMAN’S WOOD with book and lyrics by Nick Stimson and music by Chris Williams, from 24 – 27 November 2021 at Oldham Parish Church.  An excellent daring youth theatre.

HOLLYOAKS Episodes | Eddy Marshall

HOLLYOAKS’ dramatic storyline this week, w/c 22 November is directed by Eddy Marshall  

LILY: A TALE OF REVENGE | Rose Tremain

Congratuating client Rose Tremain on the release of her new novel LILY:  A TALE OF REVENGE, published by Chatto, November 2021.

UMBRELLAS IN THE SUN | Sarah Llewellyn

Sarah Llewellyn is the composer and music facilitator on this production in October 2021, in Manchester created by young people about their love for Manchester told through different cultures, dance, singing and poetry at the Cross Street Chapel and produced by Afrocats Arts. What does it mean to be a ‘child of the world’ in […]

THE BEGGAR’S OPERA | Paul Jepson

Paul Jepson directs his adaptation of the original hit musical, THE BEGGAR’S OPERA at the Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple this October. It’s a tale of London’s underworld, made in Barnstaple, for the people of Barnstaple. Written by John Gay, one of North Devon’s true success stories, this rebellious piece is a comedy of highwaymen, hangmen and […]

IT LIES WITHIN – SUPERHERO MINI SERIES | PHIL HAWKINS

IT LIES WITHIN is a 3 part mystery mini-series following the origins of a superhero directed by Phil Hawkins and is a narrative commercial for Acer’s Predator range.  Kya is a young girl who doesn’t yet understand the mark on her wrist and why she’s different from the people around her. Follow her epic journey […]

ANGELA’S ASHES, THE MUSICAL, New York PREMIERE | Adam Howell & Paul Hurt

Adam Howell and Paul Hurt’s musical realisation of the Pulitzer prize-winning book ‘Angela’s Ashes’ by Frank McCourt, ANGELA’S ASHES, The Musical, has a special streaming event for Irish and New York audiences this September. On September 9th 2021 at 7.30pm, the musical will be streamed from Dublin’s Olympia Theatre to Irish audiences. The show will […]

FACE IT on BBC | Miranda Walker

Writer and creator Miranda Walker, and Producer Michaela Hennessy-Vass, were commissioned to create two 15-minute filmed comedy drama monologues, FACE IT which have been released on BBC iPlayer today, 2nd September. The episodes – ‘ABBEY’ and ‘LEONIE’ – starring Abigail Cruttenden and Crystal Marshall reveal how two women feel about their faces in the modern swipe-right world, and […]

GROWL production in China | Laurence Mark Wythe

GROWL book & lyrics by Timothy Knapman and music & lyrics by Laurence Mark Wythe is on tour in China this summer with performances at the Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre on 24 & 25 August 2021 with a Chinese cast in the NYMT production first performed in the UK in 2019.

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS | Clemmie Reynolds

Clemmie Reynolds directs two plays from Alan Ayckbourn’s THE NORMAN CONQUESTS: TABLE MANNERS and ROUND AND ROUND THE GARDEN in repertory at Frinton Summer Theatre from Thursday 29 July – 9 August 2021. Frinton Summer Theatre, located at Frinton-on-Sea, was founded in 1934 and celebrates its 80th repertory season this year. The Company is the […]

CHANNEL 4 WRITING FOR TELEVISION AWARD 2021 | Lucy Burke

This years’ annual Northern Writers’ Awards were announced today, 9 July and Caroline Hollick, Head of Drama for Channel 4 presented fwa writer Lucy Burke with one of the two Channel 4 Writing for Television Awards. Lucy receives a placement with Lime Pictures and the HOLLYOAKS team to develop her adventurous and exciting ideas for […]

NHS The Musical | Nick Stimson

NHS The Musical by fwa’s Nick Stimson and Jimmy Jewell is a brand new production, commissioned by Theatre Royal Plymouth in celebration of the people who have looked after the nation and our families for more than 70 years. As the NHS turns 73 the TRP presents this all new production of NHS The Musical directed by […]

FWA AT CMC

We’re pleased to be attending The Children’s Media Conference 2021 for a week-long online conference of children’s and youth content starting Monday 5 July on the theme of ‘Together’ Keynote speeches and lots of discussion about content for young people and networking with what has become a traditional CMC industry togetherness. All sectors of kids’ […]

FACE IT | Miranda Walker

Writer Miranda Walker‘s comedy drama monologues entitled FACE IT have been commissioned by the BBC as part of the prestigious BBC Arts Culture in Quarantine initiative championing disabled artists. The monologues are about two women exploring how they feel about their faces in the modern swipe-right world, and the impact of wearing face masks to […]

HOLLYOAKS | EDDY MARSHALL

Director Eddy Marshall is delighted to be back with Lime Pictures working on a new block of episodes for award-winning soap HOLLYOAKS from June 2021. Set in a leafy suburb of Chester, the show is a firm fixture in the primetime schedules of both Channel 4 and E4 and focuses on strong issue-led storytelling and […]

TOMORROW MORNING: Domani ti Sposo..Domani ti Lascio

International Off-Broadway musical TOMORROW MORNING opens in Italy again as live theatre makes a welcome return. With the subtitle in Italian DOMANI TI SPOSO.. DOMANI TI LASCIO, the 4-hander Musical with book, music and lyrics by fwa client Laurence Mark Wythe, runs 28-30 May in Milan (Teatro Martinitt) and 4-6 June in Rome (Teatro De […]

AGENTS JANET FILLINGHAM & KATE WESTON CEMENT DECADE LONG COLLABORATION WITH AGENCY REBRAND

Well-respected boutique Literary, Directors’ and Composers’ Agency Janet Fillingham Associates is announcing a rebrand to Fillingham Weston Associates (FWA) cementing a decade long working relationship between agents Janet Fillingham and Kate Weston and in preparation for the agency’s 30 years’ anniversary to come in 2022.     Fillingham Weston Associates will continue to represent writers, directors and […]

PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE | Alan de Pellette & Morag Fullarton

Alan de Pellette produces and directs a very exciting brand new, live action series for 5-7 year olds for BBC Children’s PRINCESS MIRROR-BELLE about a young girl and her mischievous mirror double, based on the best-selling books by Julia Donaldson. Morag Fullarton will also direct. The team are currently in production in Glasgow.

WFTV UK COMEDY & DRAMA WRITER MENTEE | Miranda Walker

Comedy and Drama Writer Miranda Walker has been announced as a mentee by Women in Film and Television UK in their 4-nation 2021 mentoring scheme for mid-career women taking a significant step in their careers, supported by UK Screen Skills, BBC TV, Channel 4 and UKTV. Miranda is delighted her mentor is Fiona McDermott, Channel […]

LIFE TO THE FULL | MICHAEL CHAPPELL & PAUL JEPSON

Writer Michael Chappell and director Paul Jepson are currently working on 7 short new films for cinema-in-education for ages 14-16 (Yrs 10 -11) entitled LIFE TO THE FULL.

DROWNTOWN | Rhiannon Faith

Rhiannon Faith directs and choreographs a dance theatre piece for 2020. Due for touring and a season at the Barbican, the company are rehearsing DROWNTOWN LOCKDOWN

GREENHAM WOMEN EVERYWHERE | SARAH LLEWELLYN

The soundscape for the tour of GREENHAM WOMEN EVERYWHERE by composer Sarah Llewellyn is now available to hear online.