Writers accuse BBC of 'grotesque unfairness'


The Writer’s Guild for Great Britain (WGGB) has called on director general Tony Hall to address the “grotesque unfairness” affecting new writers who pitch scripts for long-running BBC shows including Casualty, EastEnders and Holby City.

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