Mon, 18 Jan | Online Event via Zoom

Q&A: In conversation with the team from Trying

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Q&A: In conversation with the team from Trying

Time & Location

18 Jan, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
Online Event via Zoom

About the Event

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For this event, we’re joined by the writer and actors of the sitcom Trying, the UK’s first original production for Apple TV+. The series follows the story of couple Nikki and Jason as they navigate trying for a baby and exploring adoption. With the second season confirmed, writer, Andy Wolton and actor Esther Smith will be talking Host, Scarlett Russell about their experience on the first season and plans for series two.

Andy Wolton started writing comedy in 2010. His first script won a national BBC sitcom competition and was read at an Edinburgh Festival showcase. In 2011 he was then awarded the prestigious BBC Radio Writer’s bursary. He has since written on dozens of radio and TV shows. In 2017 he was named on the BBC New Talent Hotlist, a list of new emerging talent tipped as future stars. He is best known for writing Trying, Apple’s first ever British scripted comedy, and one of The Independent’s top 20 shows of 2020. Series 2 is currently in production.

Esther Smith is a BAFTA-nominated British actor and writer who trained at the Guildford School of Acting. On screen, she plays Rachel in BBC 3’s Cuckoo, now in its fifth series, and is a regular in BBC 3 British sitcom Uncle. She’s also starred in Black Mirror, Skins and Cockroaches. On stage, Esther has performed at the Young Vic in Fairview as well as being part of the original West-End cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre.

Event Schedule:

17:55: Please join the webinar

18:00-18:45: Discussion

18:45-19:00: Member Q&A session

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Live stream participants will not be visible to others and you will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

The discussion will be followed by an audience Q&A and for those who are unable to access Apple+ , a viewing link for episode one can be booked alongside your ticket.  To be able to receive a viewing link, you must have booked a ticket by 17:00 on Friday 15 January.

This event is for existing WFTV members only.

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    Q&A: In conversation with the team from Trying

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