The Red Planet Prize launched in 2007 and has enjoyed considerable success in uncovering some true hidden talent. Designed to find and establish Britain's next generation of showrunners, the creative initiative has uncovered and developed a number of aspiring writers. Previous finalist Robert Thorogood created the BBC One smash hit series Death in Paradise, now starring Ardal O'Hanlon and produced by Red Planet Pictures, which returned to BBC One for an eigth series in January 2019.



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Victoria Fea: What are ITV looking for?

Kate Rowland: Final pointers before submission