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

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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.

One of the best female scriptwriters – Melissa Mathison – female script consultant UK

One female scriptwriter, broke into the Hollywood boys club, at the time when the Movie Brats – Coppola, Scorsese, Lucas and Spielberg were at their most powerful – and she wrote many of the boys’ own great movies.