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Wednesday, 8 December at 7.30pm on Zoom: Open Workshop

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In a special Noel session we’re exploring the script of the perennial favourite Xmas film It’s a Wonderful Life. Download the screenplay from Script Slug: and come equipped with your views on how well it rings those solstice bells — you can even see how Frank Capra translated it for the big screen at a 75th-anniversary screening at 3.45pm this Sunday, 5 December, at Bristol’s Everyman Cinema (it’s also playing at other cinemas around the region).

Or, if our pick of the festive flicks isn’t quite your tipple, come and tell us how Home Alone, Die Hard, Love Actually or Gremlins (to name but four) whip up your goodwill.

And, although it’s films that spring to mind at this time of cheer, we’re also open as always to your TV, radio or stage script choices — they’re your gift to the group.

Bring your mince pies and mulled wine (or Yuletide foodstuff and beverage of choice) to make tonight a proper scriptwriting soirée.