Scriptwriting with Hugh Dichmont

Hugh Dichmont is a multi-award-winning script writer across theatre, film and audio. He has had works performed across the UK, including Nottingham Playhouse, Theatre 503 and The Vaults. He is artistic director of Nottingham-based theatre company INFLUENCING MACHINE.

His 2018 one-man show, ‘The War On Terry’, was listed by FringeReview as one of their Top Ten Plays Not To Miss, whilst his “funny and surreal” podcast, ‘The Future History of the British Isles’, was rated ★★★★★ by iTunes subscribers.

Hugh lectures regularly in scriptwriting, with recent sessions for Masters students at Nottingham Trent University and The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, London.

Coaching package includes: 

  • Critiques of a full-length script of up to 90 minutes in performance (90 pages for film/tv/audio, 60 pages for theatre), or up to three shorter scripts of 60 minutes total (60 pages/40 pages combined)
  • 3 x monthly sessions by Zoom/Skype, looking at select rewrites; discussing plot structure, characterisation, form and dialogue, providing inspiration and focus
  • Email support, up to final mentoring session
  • 1 x career and networking strategy session by Zoom/Skype at end of process