Micheál Jacob has enjoyed a long and illustrious career as an executive producer and script editor. His credits - spanning television and radio across three decades - include Birds Of A Feather, Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps, Goodnight Sweetheart, My Family, Eyes Down, Thieves Like Us, The Smoking Room, Not For Turning and Dead Canny, amongst others. Here, we talk about his experience dealing with scripts and writers.
We know you particularly enjoy working with writers. Why is that?
Having written stuff myself - not sitcoms obviously - I know what it feels like to send...
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Micheál goes into detail about the relationship between a script editor, the writer, and production in Part 2