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Stephen Potts

Writer

Great Britain , Scotland

Current Work Details

What I do

Writer

Website

www.stephenpotts.net

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

Writer of published novels, prize-winning stage plays, screenplays, and radio drama

Resources / Expertise

Day job:doctor - psychiatrist working in busy general hospital, knowledge of A&E, suicide attempts, transplant & dialysis procedures. Also knowledge of sailing, maritime history.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

Robert McKee

Elliot Grove, Raindance

Emanuel Oberg, Write Moves, Lighthouse, Brighton

Pygmalion

Adrian Mead

Arista, Adaptation

Michael Hauge

Julian Friedmann

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Baz Luhrman: Romeo & Juliet, Shakespeare in Love, Memento, Sexy Beast, Chinatown

I cried watching

In the Mood for Love, The English Patient

I left the cinema during

1984

Directors I love

Robert Altman, Anthony Minghella

Actors I admire

Ian Bannen, Helen Mirren, Peter Mullen, Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, Judy Dench, Nicole Kidman

Writers I respect

Anthony Minghella, Aaron Sorkin, Tom Stoppard, Robert Towne, William Goldman, Stephen King,

My desert island discs

Everything by Spiritualised, Everything by Tindersticks

Books I have given my friends

House of God, Compass Murphy, The Old Man and The Sea

My death row meal

I don't think I'd be hungry

The best thing I own

My dogs (but ownership's not the right word)

More about me

I'm a doctor, now working part time to write

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Joined

05/12/03

Recent Bulletin Posts

11/09/19   Screenplays: more than blueprints?
29/08/19   Indie films - completed but unreleased

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