Spotlight On…Russell T Davies: Writing for the future


29th Apr 2020

About this event

Grab a drink, settle down and tune in to our Facebook LIVE for what promises to be an enlightening, funny and inspiring 40 minutes…

We are delighted to announce the first in this virtual series of MediaCityUK’s SPOTLIGHT ON… is in partnership with RED Production Company, produced by Rachel Pinkney from RTS North West and supported by The University of Salford we invite you to hear from acclaimed screen writer and executive producer, Russell T Davies.

Russell has penned ground-breaking and acclaimed series from Queer As Folk, to The Second Coming; the 2005 revival of Doctor Who to his latest drama, Years and Years which has received outstanding reviews. His work has always challenged the status quo, and included memorable, complex characters who are full of heart.

Russell will talk to Red Production Company’s LA Smith about his career, his thoughts on creativity in lockdown as well as what the world will look like from a script-writing perspective as we enter the new normal.

You can submit your questions for Russell in advance by emailing with your name, the area you work in (or would like to work in) and we will to our best to pose as many of those to Russell as possible. The deadline to submit questions is by 6pm on Tuesday 28th April.

This event is in partnership with Red Production Company, RTS North West and supported by The University of Salford.

For those not on Facebook, a recording will be added to the MediaCityUK website by the end of the week.