(don't get confused with All The Ian's - a little in joke for Townsend fans) was also shortlisted last year, so we know how nerve-racking it can be.
We'd like to congratulate Ian
- all here at Shred Productions
wish him all the best in the final stages!
The first thing I wanted to know is how a new play comes about, "We were offered a slot at the Lowry, for free, and they said 'do what you want.' Ian (Winterton, the writer) had been umming and ahhing over this idea to write a play based in Antarctica - you see, his Dad worked there - and so I asked him if he could get it written; and of course, he said 'yes.'" I wondered if Ian went away on his own, or whether they worked as a team, "We came up with a one-sheet, a side of A4 with everything that needed to be in the play.
"Well, we have been very ambitious, and Ian
has really stepped up.
Shred Writer Ian Winterton spends a month at the BBC
We are very proud to announce that Shred Productions Associate Writer, Ian Winterton has been spending some valuable time with the BBC at Media City.
blog entry below to find out what it's like to work with one of the most exciting creating companies in the world.
We would like to congratulate Ian
for being selected from the many hundred of aspiring writing who applied to be part of this excellent new scheme.
Ensconced in his
thought-pod: Ian Winterton
muses on his
month of Headspace...
Based in Salford, Ian Winterton is associate playwright at Shred Productionsand a member of BBC Writersroom Northern Writers Group.
In House Writer Ian Winterton gets in bed with Bolton Octagon
Shred writer Ian Winterton has secured a place at the Bolton Octagon's Sleep Over.
Yes. A sleep over.
See the details below for more information on the project.
Director Trevor MacFarlane and writer Ian Winterton at the awards
Thank you to In-House writer Ian Winterton who bobbed to the award ceremony alongside myself, actor Oliver Devoti, Producer David Brown and 24:7 don David Slack.
, Trevor MacFarlane, David Brown, Simon James Cookson, Jen Roche, Ruth Middleton, Nicola Stebbings, William Hutchby, David Slack, Oliver Devoti, Katy Slater.
We are pleased to announce that Associate Writer, Ian Winterton (Sherica, Wednesday, Tag Team) has just been awarded a Peggy Ramsay Foundation Grant for new writers.
grant was given for his
recent commission by Shred Productions
latest play Sherica which we will be re-staging at the Library Theatre's Re:Play Festival in January 2012.