Wellcome Trust

‘Succession’ EP Lucy Prebble awarded 2019 Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship

Succession exec producer Lucy Prebble has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Wellcome Screenwriting Fellowship. The Wellcome Trust’s seventh annual fellowship – which is presented in partnership with the British Film Institute (BFI) and Film4 – awards a screenwriter with £30,000 ($38,000) to explore the intersection between screenwriting, health and science. Writers are granted access to […]

BBC Two delivers Victorian medicine comedy

UK terrestrial BBC Two ha ordered a comedy from Lucky Giant about four pioneering young medical professionals in Victorian England. Quacks will star Mathew Baynton (The Wrong Mans) as a psychiatrist, Rory Kinnear (Skyfall) as a showman surgeon, Tom Basden (Plebs) as a hedonistic anaesthetist, and Lydia Leonard (River) as a head strong social campaigner. […]