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28 01.16

River City episode wins Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award

River City writer Louise Ironside recently won the prestigious Writers’ Guild of Great Britain award for an episode heavily featuring CMA client Una McLean.

Una McCleanEdinburgh-based writer Louise, scooped the award for the River City episode which aired in November 2014 and centred on the story of Bob O’Hara’s (played by Tom Urie) emotional battle with an eating disorder. Highlighting the impact on his health and his family, the episode saw Bob’s mother Molly (Una McLean) face a heart-breaking decision about her son’s future which threatened to tear the family apart with Bob finally embracing rehab to battle his eating addiction.

 

Nominated in the ‘Best long Running TV Series’ category, Louise’s River City episode beat off stiff competition from Holby City and Emmerdale.

Congratulations to all involved with the episode!

For more information please click here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/river-city-award