Rebekah Wilkinson: Writer

Originally from Sheffield, Rebekah Wilkinson moved to Greenwich, London to complete a BA Hons degree in dramatic writing at Rose Bruford Drama School. After graduation Rebekah achieved a number of writing credits for stage and radio drama before moving into screenwriting. Now living in Brighton, Rebekah continues to write scripts for film, television and audio drama. You can contact Rebekah at rebekah.s.wilkinson@gmail.com

Key Credits

The English Compound  (Writer)

Screenplay - Feature Film. Drama.

At a beautiful Red Sea resort in Egypt an ambitious British property agent's plans are transformed when she becomes becomes entangled in the lives of a twelve year old beggar and his activist brother as the country heads towards revolution.

(Developed from my short film script 'Hotel Soleil')

FINALIST - New Renaissance Film Festival London UK - 2021NEW RENAISSANCE LOGO

SEMI FINALIST - Flickers Rhode Island International Film Festival - 2021FLICKERS LOGO

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Top 16% of Scripts

Quarter Finalist - Finish Line Script Competition - 2021FINISH LINE LOGO

QUARTER FINALIST - Scriptation Showcase - 2021SCRIPTATION LOGO

QUARTER FINALIST - Female Eye Film Festival FeFF - 2021FEMALE EYE LOGO

Quarter Finalist:

Cinestory Fellowship Competition 2021

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Second Rounder:

Austin Film Festival 2021

Heathens  (Writer)

Television Series. Period Drama.

The true story of how Manchester United Football Club was born.  Among the smoke and metal of Victorian industrial Manchester, a hard as nails railway works team from Newton Heath crash into the new elite Football League. Led by a manager determined to prove their worth to those who look down on them, they might just present a real threat to the football establishment – if jealously, violence and debt don’t tear them apart first.

Developed from my original feature film script 

Optioned by Quirky Films 2019/20

Hotel Soleil (Writer)

Short Screenplay. Drama.

A chronically shy woman becomes a 12 year old cleaner’s only hope of survival when civil war breaks out.

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Script Competition

Finalist: Script Competition

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Finalist: Short Screenplay Competition

Screenplay Competition

Finalist: Script Competition

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Finalist: Unproduced Screenplay 2016

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Semi-Finalist London 2016

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Preliminary Finalist 2016

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Commended: Freestyle Short Script Competition April 2016

Creative England / BFI

Talent Centre Mentee 2014-15

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Heathens  (Writer)

Feature Screenplay. Period Drama.

The story of how Manchester United Football Club was born.

Optioned by Perfectly Normal Productions in association with Jane Wright (2010-2013)

The Last Tenant  (Writer)

Radio play. Ghost Story.

Maddy is a liar. A good liar. People believe her when she lies. But when she tries to tell the incredible truth about the dead man in her flat who is trying to kill her, no one will listen.

Optioned by Perfectly Normal Productions (2010)

 The Christmas Fairy  (Writer, Co-Producer)

Short Film. Drama.

At midnight, when her husband still hasn’t come home and the children are sleeping soundly, Sarah receives a strange visitor who

Directed by Andi Reiss

Produced by Yellow and Spa Road Productions (2007)

Dirty Girl  (Writer)

Radio Play. Drama.

Rejecting her family and friends a teenage girl tries to find her estranged father but ends up face to face with what she's running away from. 

Optioned by BBC Radio 4 (1998)

 Jellyhead  (Writer)

Stage Play. Drama.

A mother tries to reconnect with her troubled daughter before it's too late.

Selected for Paines Plough Theatre Writers Workshop 

under the mentorship of Mark Ravenhill (1997)

Bloodshot  (Writer)

Stage Play. Drama.

A farmer and a property developer battle over the ownership of a field.

Directed by Kay Fellows

Performed at the Canal Cafe Theatre, London (1996)

 BA Hons in Dramatic Writing

Rose Bruford Drama College, London (1993-1996)

 

In Development

Future Babies  (Writer)

Audio Drama Series. 

In a future utopia where humans live in harmony with the planet, a couple are driven to break the controlled breeding law to have a child of their own.