Vinay Patel on Writing for Stage and Screen

Vinay Patel, writer for stage and screen, talks to Spotlight about the differences between each medium and why actors make for great writers...

I think actors are the best writers because they're trained with looping emotional arcs... there is that natural instinct of creating narrative.
Vinay Patel

BAFTA nominated writer Vinay Patel shares his insights into becoming a writer, his advice for actors wanting to write their own work, and his next play - on George Lucas!

Check out Vinay's new play An Adventure from September 6th at the Bush Theatre. Vinay's got a cracking Twitter account here, and if you've got any other questions for us at Spotlight you can ask us here or at [email protected]!