Rob Phillips

As a prolific, young writer, Rob is a regular on BBC Daytime's Doctors with 14 commissions thus far. He's also written for Holby City, and for Hollyoaks. Rob worked as a storyliner on Coronation Street. Previously he was selected for the EastEnders Shadow Scheme, the EastEnders E20 Writers School and the BBC Writers Academy Summer Story Course at Elstree. For his original work, Rob has been shortlisted for the Red Planet Prize, the BBC Writersroom 'Scriptroom 10' and the BBC Radio Drama Alfred Bradley Awards.

After gaining a place on the Everyman Young Writers' Programme at school, Rob graduated from Bournemouth University in Scriptwriting for Film and Television.

Rob's original work includes: Scoots - struggling to come to terms with Parkinson’s, Harry is inspired by his beloved Lambretta club to overcome despair, bereavement and bullying, proving his diagnosis is a beginning, not an end . . . he’s running for President!; True Criminals - a dark comedy about a group of unscrupulous opportunists who have made a cottage industry out of knowing a murder victim; and Pranksy - a children's drama about an unpopular boy who becomes an anonymous prankster at school, but soon learns being a legend comes at a price.