Sky Writes was led by experienced Writers in Residence and a team of specialist Programme Producers, overseen by New Writing North.
Our focus was on three specific areas in the North, including Gateshead.
We created Sky Writes to contribute to diversifying the pool of television writers in the UK. The programme sought people whose stories are not being widely told on our TV screens and whose backgrounds are under-represented in broadcasting.
This includes but is not confined to people of colour and those from LGBTQ+, disabled, lower socio-economic and working-class backgrounds.