The Children’s Bookshop Sunday Seminars: Dave Armstrong Scriptwriting Seminar



An introduction to scriptwriting with leading playwright Dave Armstrong.
A scriptwriter for over 25 years, Dave has written widely for stage and screen.

The bio below is taken from the Victoria University Institute of Modern Letters page where he tutors in Creative Writing.

Dave is an experienced and award-winning television writer. His television credits include pp_dave_armstrongthe sketch comedies Public Eye, Skitz, Away Laughing and Facelift. He co-created and co-wrote two series of the acclaimed comedy Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby, which screened on TV One and Australia’s ABC network. His other comedy credits include Spin Doctors, for which he won an AFTA award for Best Comedy Script, Bro’town (script editor), Diplomatic Immunity, B and B and The Semisis. Dave’s television drama credits include CoverStory, and the TV movies Spies and Lies and Billy (co-writer), a biopic about Billy T James.

Dave has been a full-time storyliner and script writer for Shortland Street. He has also written scripts for the consumer rights programme Target, and for Q – a science programme for children – and has been a judge for the Qantas Television awards. Dave is a columnist for the Dominion Post and he has written a number of stage plays including Niu Sila, The Tutor, The Motor Camp, King and Country, Rita and Douglas, Kings of the Gym, Magnolia Street and Le Sud.

Dave has won the Chapman Tripp Theatre Award for Best New New Zealand Play three times.

This workshop will be held on June 15th, 11am – 1pm, at The Children’s Bookshop, Shop 26 Kilbirnie Plaza Wellington.
$25 each – limited to 20/25 attendees. Bookings essential. Morning tea provided.
To book email John on
John McIntyre
The Children’s Bookshop
Shop 26 Kilbirnie Plaza
Wellington 6022
Phone: 04 387 3905

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