Red Planet Prize 08

6th April 2009

The winner of the 2008 Red Planet Prize has been announced:

We’re delighted to announce that Mark Wilkinson, a VT Operator, is the 2008 winner of The Red Planet Prize. His script, The Ropes, is a piece inspired by the time writer, Wilkinson, was left housebound by a broken leg for four months.

Wilkinson commented; “I’m extremely proud to have won the Red Planet Prize. It’s absolutely unique; there really is nothing else out there like it. I can’t wait to start working with Tony and the Red Planet team.”

Tony Jordan, commented today “I’m thrilled not only for Mark and his rather wonderful script, but also at the standard of writing of the entries this year.”

Details of the 2009 Red Planet Prize will be announced shortly.

The Red Planet Prize was launched in 2007 to nurture aspiring screenwriters in the UK and Ireland.

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