Saturday 2 February, Friday 23 November, 7:30pm, Todmorden Hippodrome

Sally Wainwright: A Life in Writing



TV writer, producer and director Sally Wainwright in conversation with Michelle Hodgson, director of Huddersfield Literature Festival. will discuss Gentleman Jack, her upcoming BBC drama series about the life of the 19th century lesbian diarist, Anne Lister.



Saturday 2 February 2019 | 7.30pm | Hippodrome Theatre



Yorkshire-born Sally Wainwright began her career as a playwright and scriptwriter on The Archers and went on to write scripts for Coronation Street. She created her first original drama series At Home with The Braithwaites in 2000. Sally has won Royal Television Society Awards for her series Unforgiven and Scott & Bailey, and BAFTA TV Awards for Best Drama Writer and Best Drama Series for Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley. Most recently, she wrote and directed To Walk Invisible about the Brontë family. In 2017, she won the Royal Television Society Award for Best Drama Writer for Happy Valley and also won the Judges’ Award. She is currently in production with Gentleman Jack, an 8-part drama based on the diaries of industrialist and Yorkshire landowner Anne Lister.





This event has been postponed due to filming commitments. A new date in the new year will be announced soon. Tickets already purchased for this event will be valid for the new date, or alternatively, the Festival will provide you with a full refund.