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Freelance Scriptwriter and Script Consultant
Film Studies Lecturer, University of Salford
Dr Alison Peirse has 2 children: Kitty, aged 4 (and a half), and Edith, aged 1. She is also a Lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Salford where she writes and researches on British film and television drama. She has particular interests in horror and fantasy, and children’s television. She is also a scriptwriter and script consultant, and has read for a range of independent writers, producers, production and funding bodies including BBC Films and Screen Yorkshire.
Storytelling: The Pre-school Parent Trap
Broadcasters offer preschool programming for children aged 0-6 years, a very wide age span. Because there’s always the chance that the youngest children in the audience might be watching without an adult, broadcasters tend to favour content that does not contain anything too scary or sophisticated for a 2-3 year…