LEN COLLIN, who has written scripts for Eastenders, Casualty, The Bill, and Soldier Soldier, is writing a film screenplay for Blue Teapot’s ensemble actors.
The Blue Teapot Theatre Company, based on Munster Avenue, provides a place where actors with a learning disability can achieve excellence. It also seeks to promote social inclusion through theatre.
The collaboration with professional screenwriter Len Collin was made possible by the Arts & Disability Networking Pilot, Blue Teapot, and Fishamble: The New Play Company.
Collin’s screenplay for Blue Teapot will be first publicly premiered on September 23 as part of Culture Night 2011. It is intended that the screenplay will go into production in 2012.
As well as being a TV screenwriter, Len Collin is the author of the plays Terrible Beauty, Fatal Illusion, Soprano’s Last Supper, and the award winning BOX.
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