25 May — 16 June 2017

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

Frank Cottrell Boyce is an award-winning screenwriter and novelist who was born and raised in Liverpool. He began his long and successful writing career working on television programmes such as Brookside and Coronation Street. He is well known for his frequent collaborations with film director Michael Winterbottom with whom he has worked on several screenplays including 24 Hour Party People and Welcome to Sarajevo.

In addition to writing for screen, Cottrell Boyce has written several books for young adults and in 2004 he won the prestigious Carnegie Medal for his children’s novel Millions.