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Published on February 10th, 2012 | by Christian Cawley

Bob Baker Screenwriting Workshop & Q&A

It’s always good to learn from the best, and few writers have had the success of Bafta award winner Bob Baker, whose career spans many genres, shows and fictional universes – including Doctor Who.

As the co-creator (with Dave Martin) of K9, Baker added a key element to Doctor Who during its 1970s peak. Beyond Doctor Who – where with Dave Martin he wrote six serials between 1971 and 1977 before contributing a further three scripts solo – his other credits include television scripts for Bergerac, Z Cars, Shoestring and Thick As Thieves.

  • The Claws of Axos (1971)
  • The Mutants (1972)
  • The Three Doctors (1973)
  • The Sontaran Experiment (1975)
  • The Hand of Fear (1976)
  • The Invisible Enemy (1977)
  • Underworld (1978)
  • The Armageddon Factor (1979)
  • Nightmare of Eden (1979)

Later this month you can join CineMe for an insight into the work and career of this wonderful British television and film writer.

The workshop and Q&A will look at Bob Baker’s long career as an established script writer, who is the author of four scripts for the Wallace and Gromit films – The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave, A Matter of Loaf and Death and The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.

The workshop and Q&A will take place on Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 8pm at The Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road,
Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 1TF.

Tickets are just £11 and must be purchased in advance at http://bobbakertalk.eventbrite.com.

For more information please visit the CineMe website at www.cinemefilms.com.

(With thanks to Kirk Stacey)

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About the Author

A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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