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Sharma Walfall

  • Channel Four/Northumbria University Writing For Television Award, 2015
Sharma Walfall

Sharma was born and raised in Manchester and she graduated from the University of Salford with BA in Media and Performance. In 2015 Sharma won the inaugural Channel 4 & Northumbria University Northern Writers Award and she received her first broadcast credit with her episode of Hollyoaks in 2017. Since then Sharma has been developing her original series ideas including OUT OF BOUNDS which was awarded a development commission with TriForce Creative Network Writer’s Incubator and was subsequently read as part of Sky’s popular industry table reads.

Sharma went on to win a place on ITV’s Original Voices programme, and also became runner up for the ITV and Red Planet Prize. Under the mentorship of Jack Thorne as part of Dancing Ledge’s HETV screenwriting bursary Sharma is developing a series pilot THE PRU for which she’s seeking producing partners. She is also currently in Development with Kudos North with her original drama series GIRL KICKS and Red Planet Pictures for her original drama RUBY. She is also part of the The BBC Writers Room’s Northern Voices.

Sharma is represented by Emma Obank and Anthony Mestriner at Casarotto Ramsey & Associates Ltd.


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