(This post was originally posted by Flaming Nora on the Coronation Street Blog July 2017, reposted to this blog with permission.)
Coronation Street welcomed a new writer to the team on Wednesday July 12th 2017. His name is David Isaac.
David is a comedy writer based in Manchester with an MA in Scriptwriting for TV and radio. His sitcom,‘Lunch Monkeys’ was broadcast on BBC3 earlier this year; the second season of is currently running. He has also worked as a writer on BBC1 shows ‘Not Going Out’ (series 3 and 4), and ‘Life of Riley’(series 2 and 3), and BBC3 sketch show‘Scallywagga’ (series 1).
David was nominated for an RTS North for Best Scriptwriter for the first series of ‘Lunch Monkeys’.He also co-wrote the short film ‘Bus Baby’ with Jason Wingard which won the People’s Prize in the Virgin Shorts Film Competition 2010.
David will be appearing at the London Screenwriters Festival in September. You can find out more.
You can find out all about each member of the Corrie writing team here.
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