14:30 – 15:15 GMT
This event is free to everyone but, if you can afford it, they recommend a minimum £5 donation to the Authors’ Contingency Fund to help us support authors facing financial hardship during the health crisis. DONATE HERE
In the first first Afternoon Tea of 2021, you will drop in on screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne. He’ll be in conversation with Theo Jones, SoA contracts advisor and co-administrator of the Scriptwriters Group.
Grab a cuppa and find out more about Jack’s prolific career, writing and producing His Dark Materials (2019), The Aeronauts (2019) and Enola Holmes (2020), as well as his work on stage plays and TV shows. Jack will offer insights into his work and creative routine, and the impact of the pandemic on life and writing.
The event will take place on online via WebinarJam and the link will be sent to registered attendees. Hosted in conjunction with the Royal Society of Literature (RSL).
Jack Thorne is a writer of film, television and theatre. In film, his credits include Wonder, The Aeronauts, Radioactive and The Secret Garden. His television work includes National Treasure, Kiri, Don’t Take My Baby, The Virtues, His Dark Materials and The Eddy. For theatre, his plays include Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, When You Cure Me, Hope, A Christmas Carol and The End of History… Jack is a patron of Graeae Theatre Company and an associate artist of the Old Vic Theatre.