How I Write: Nigel Planer

How I Write: Nigel Planer

Q&A and Reading
  • Nigel Planer
Date Wednesday June 15th 2022, 19:15 BST
Location Online

Nigel was an original member of the Comedy Store and Comic Strip groups at the centre of the ‘Alternative Comedy’ movement in the 1980s. He’s written three novels, several plays, TV and Radio scripts and over 100 episodes of The Magic Roundabout for Channel 4

He co-wrote the book, I, An Actor, (with Christopher Douglas) which spawned TV and radio series, ‘The Naked Actor’ and is currently broadcasting Nicholas Craig’s podcast, ‘I, An Actor, A Podcast’.

His latest book, Jeremiah Bourne in Time is currently with

Nigel has co-hosted several ‘creating character’ residential weeks at Totleigh Barton and The Hurst

The reading and Q&A will be delivered via Zoom webinar, so you can take the session at your own pace, without the pressure of having your video or camera on. Sessions are also recorded so if you are unable to attend live, you will have access to the recording for a month afterwards.

Cost: Free 

Donations encouraged

Online: Free

If you are able to, donations are encouraged. Suggested donation £5.

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I feel much more confident about short stories now! In such a short time I feel I was given such a great overview and the reader/tutor was so generous with their feedback and knowledge.
— How I Write participant
Very lovely. It had an intimate feeling despite it being a Zoom event and all of us being in different places.
— How I Write participant
"What a brilliant reading. It was intimate and moving and very listener friendly. I loved it and will be back for more."
— How I Write Participant



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