Ada by Michael Dalby | Script Revolution




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An opinionated small-town old-lady has her eyes opened to the world when she ends up on a women-only hospital ward, where she is forced to interact with other women from a range of backgrounds.
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Made top 17% of submissions to BBC Writers Room 2017 - alas no further. Feedback and notes would be most welcome.

Submitted: November 26, 2018
Last Updated: November 26, 2018

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The Writer: Michael Dalby

I won my first writing award in 1996, when I was at school. Since then I've had a very colorful route back into writing, full time. Since I left school I've lived in London, Tenerife, Manchester, Prague, and Chicago. I've been a laboror, club-singer, watchmaker, office manager, admin assistant, bingo caller, martial arts instructor, barman, cook, factory worker, retail assistant, and High School teacher. During those years, I continued to write short stories, scripts, and poems. In 2013 I wrote my first full play, Boy Soldiers, which was performed at the Imperial War Museum North. I went back to university in 2014 to study screenwriting, and filmmaking / production. The course was taught by... Go to bio

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