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Jonathan Bridle

Senior Lecturer


Summary

Jonathan teaches a range of modules at undergraduate level including Introduction to Screenwriting, Creative Careers and Screenwriting Project.

He is also a television/radio comedy writer and has written sketch and stand-up material for a range of shows such as That Mitchell and Webb Look, That Mitchell and Webb Sound, Scallywagga, School of Comedy, Ask Rhod Gilbert and Bearded Ladies.

His teaching/research interests include screenwriting and British television history and he is especially passionate about helping screenwriting students follow their ambitions and get their work out into the ‘real world’!

About

Jonathan gained a BA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Derby in 2001, an MA in Writing for Performance and Publication from the University of Leeds and a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from Sheffield Hallam University in 2011. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

His teaching/research interests include screenwriting and British television history and he is especially passionate about helping my screenwriting students follow their ambitions and get their work out into the ‘real world’!

Specialist areas of interest

Screenwriting, Television

Teaching

Department of Humanities

Social Sciences and Arts

Stage and Screen

BA Film Studies and Screenwriting

Introduction to Screenwriting

Writing and Selling Screenplays

Creative Careers

Screenwriting and Professional Practice

Screenwriting Project

Postgraduate supervision

A study of women in stand-up comedy: the comedy club as work place

Media

Jon teaches screenwriting, the screenwriter in film history, contemporary British TV and screenwriting and professional practice. He has recently written material for the BBC One panel show Ask Rhod Gilbert.

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