Peter Bowker, BAFTA winning screenwriter: Q&A at Keele University, 16 July 11.30 AM, Media Building


Keele MCC is delighted to announce that acclaimed screenwriter Peter Bowker will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University on 16 July 2015. Peter is a major TV dramatist, screen writer and recent double-BAFTA winner for his acclaimed portrayal of the life of Neil Baldwin in Marvellous. In addition to his most recent success, his credits include BlackpoolFlesh and BloodOccupation (about the Iraq War), Desperate Romantics; and the family drama set in Manchester, From There to Here.

Peter has kindly agreed to do a Q&A session for the School, following the formal award ceremony. This will take place at 11.30 in the Ken Loach Multi-Media Room at the Media Building. The event will last for about an hour and commence with some extracts from Peter’s works. Peter is an energetic, humorous and engaging speaker who is passionate about communicating his craft as a script writer; this should be a fantastic encounter for all budding screenwriters! 
Anybody who intends to attend should RSVP to Fenella Webster at

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