Liz Pichon on creating ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’

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Liz Pichon on creating ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’, from the idea behind the popular book series, to how she adapted it for TV.

Liz Pichon, one of the UK’s bestselling children’s book creators, talks writer-to-writer about how she created her mixed-media magazine format series, ‘The Brilliant World of Tom Gates’, with Jasmine Richards. Liz blends Tom’s crazy humour with craft ideas and tips and tricks that kids love to recreate, along with amazing interactive games, gags and catchy songs. Liz talks about the inspiration behind the idea, and how she developed it into a fully-funded on-screen reality for Sky Kids. This is an entertaining chat that will inspire writer/creators looking to create their first show.