Philip Lawrence

Reaching the Longlist for BBC Writersroom's Script 12 (Drama) scheme, Philip is also the sole winner of the C21/Entertainment One Drama Series Script Competition 2017, 'designed to find the next big thing in international, primetime drama'. He is a prolific, exciting, new talent with many scripts in his portfolio for screen, theatre and radio, crossing a variety of genres. He's been commissioned for several episodes of Big Finish's Doctor Who Audio Range, tx last October. He recently script-edited the upcoming Crossroads - the Reunion anniversary episode, and is on board the Sharp Futures Coronation Street ITV Scriptwriting Workshop, run by Mark Bickerton, also completing a Casualty writersroom run by Lucy Raffety.

Several of Philip's plays have been produced on the London Fringe at the Union Theatre, The Etcetera/Camden Fringe, and at the Soho Theatre Studio. He was twice finalist for the Lost Theatre 5Minute Festival with plays subsequently restaged by Theatre N16; finalist in the London Screenwriters' Festival's '50 Moments: The Impact Iniative'; also finalist and semi-finalist in the LSF's '50 Moments: Courage and Kindness'. He was winner of Wireless Theatre Company's Sci-Fi competition, receiving an Honourable Mention with NYC Screenwriting; and runner-up for the Actors' Guild 'Write Bites'.