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Tim Wright

XPT Ltd

Director

Tim Wright is a digital writer, an interactive producer and a director of XPT Ltd.

His writing credits include two BAFTA-winning interactive projects: the comedy self help disk Mind Gym and web & email drama Online Caroline. He also co-developed, devised and scripted the BAFTA nominated science-learning Web drama Planet Jemma and BAFTA nominated online holiday farce Mount Kristos.

In 2004/5, he created the popular collaborative web fiction and Sony Award-nominated BBC Radio 4 play In Search of Oldton, pioneering the use of user generated content within a narrative fiction format. He has continued his relationship with Radio 4 contributing to a radical overhaul of Today’s website, whilst writing two further Afternoon Plays that involve online audience participation.

The web element of the popular public art project The Telectroscope was co-developed and written by Tim, he was the lead writer of the RSC’s recent Twitter drama Such Tweet Sorrow – and last year he completed Kidmapped, an experiment in literary blogumentary, involving a 240-mile walk across Scotland and the use of geolocation and mobile media tools. This year he wants to take The Riddle of the Sands for a walk and, before he dies, Tim intends to play golf on the moon.