Creative Industries Trafford presents

Meet The Producers

£10 FULL / £8 CONC


Working on a script for television? Want to learn more about the commissioning process for broadcast?

Join our panel of producers and commissioners for insights into what production companies are looking for, how to pitch, who to talk to and insights into how the production process can work for writers.

Hosted by Ric Michael (script editor and ex Head of Development, Baby Cow Manchester), this event also features guest speakers from television production companies, including Katherine Beacon (Development producer, BBC Children’s) and screenwriter Lisa Holdsworth (Fat Friends, Emmerdale, New Tricks).

About the panelists

Katherine Beacon is a Development Producer at BBC Children’s, working primarily on the development of new live action comedy and comedy drama projects. She was Head of Development for Jellylegs Productions from 2011 to 2014, seeing a number of new comedy series through from script to screen. Prior to that Katherine was project Manager for BBC writersroom North and also worked for a number of years for BBC Radio Drama, developing, producing and directing new comedy and drama for BBC Radio platforms. 

Lisa Holdsworth is an award-wining and BAFTA nominated screenwriter who has written episodes for a number of well-known TV productions, including Fat Friends, Emmerdale, New Tricks, Robin Hood and Waterloo Road.

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18:30 - 20:30




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  1. Jan. 31, 2019, 6:30 p.m. → Book Now