Alison Pennells is a scriptwriter, playwright, novelist and script consultant from Leeds

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Female script consultant UK – why a female perspective can help in script coverage and script reports

My services as a female script consultant – are used overwhelmingly by female writers – so it is something that female writers are seeking out, especially when the script is heavily female orientated. Of course, male scriptwriters are perfectly capable of giving feedback on scripts by anyone of any sex – but even the best male scriptwriters often seek feedback from members of the opposite sex – to make sure things ring true and feel correct.  

Female script consultant and indie film producer

Over the last three years I’ve been involved with writer / director Matthew Cooper and producer James R. Winterbottom who have put together three ultra low budget horror films based on the work of H.P. Lovecraft.

Female script consultant on why soap scriptwriters are known to deliver the goods.

As a female script consultant and scriptwriter I spent three years on the core writing team of UK soap Emmerdale – I worked as a storyliner initially and then moved onto the writing team proper about a year later.  I wrote around 25 actual broadcast episodes over a three year period.