2019 Winner Mark Stevenson

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Mark Stevenson 

MA TV Fiction Writing 2011 

Television Screenwriter 

Mark has written for some of the biggest soaps and continuing dramas in the UK. These include Casualty, Holby City, Doctors, The Dumping Ground, Eve and River City.
As a new graduate, he was also one of the eight chosen, out of over 600 applicants, for entry to the prestigious BBC Writers Room.
Mark is a now a regular writer for EastEnders,and has a number of original shows currently in development.

"It’s such an honour to receive this award and I’d like to sincerely thank the University. The training, encouragement and opportunity offered to me through the MATV course, and latterly the BBC Writers Room, have been life-changing and have enabled me to pursue a career that initially seemed like a pipe dream. It’s always a pleasure to come back to the University, where I’m continually impressed by the level of creative talent about to enter the industry, under the careful watch of the MATV tutors – who have been an incredible support to me throughout my career."