Rob Phillips

As a prolific, young writer, Rob has received commissions from Holby, Doctors and Hollyoaks. He has also 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.

Rob's passion for drama began at school, where he gained a place on the Everyman Young Writers' Programme. He went on to take a degree in Scriptwriting for Film and Television at Bournemouth University.

Rob's original work includes: Pierre - based on a true story, a detective in Nazi-occupied Paris hunts a serial killer who has convinced everyone that he has been smuggling his victims abroad to safety; Teardrop - a contemporary drama about a young gang member who is offered a modelling contract, but has to fight for this future when the two worlds collide; and Pranksy - a children's drama about an unpopular boy who becomes an anonymous prankster at his school, but soon learns there's a price to pay for being a legend.