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Sean Wilkie

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Local authority: North Lanarkshire
Languages: English, Scots
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Sean Wilkie is a writer and comedian and has written many online and TV sketches for the BBC and was once a So You Think You Write Funny finalist.

He was also the writer, director, and producer of a stageplay (The Graduettes) that played at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Glasgow Comedy Festival. Sean later adapted the play into a successful web series that was previously in development with a production company as a pilot for a television show. He has also writen and directed two low-budget feature-films, one horror (The Bench) and the other a comedy (Pondlife). 

Sean recently completed a commission by an American production company to write a feature-length screenplay — set to star household-name actors and go into production in the summer of 2023. He also regularly produces, edits and promotes a podcast (Are We Being Unreasonable), and is currently workng on his first novel.

Sean also has a terrific rapport and connection with children, engaging them with fun and sparking their young imaginations. In the past, Sean has delivered storytelling events and workshops to children and teenagers.He had also previously worked with teenagers, instructing them on how to use camera and video-editing equipment.

Local authorities can visit

East Renfrewshire; Edinburgh City; Glasgow City; North Lanarkshire; Renfrewshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling

Events can deliver

Mentoring; Panel event; Performance; Reading; Talk; Workshop

Audience can work with

Adult learners; Care-experienced people; Adults with additional support needs; Young people in the community (e.g. Youth clubs, Guides, Scouts); Young people with additional support needs (under 18) (ASN/SEN)

Topics of work

Adolescence; Adventure; Biography & memoir; Childhood; Class & society; Comedy, humour & funny books; Contemporary fiction; Crime fiction; Editing & editing your own work; Family; Friendship; Horror; Love & romance; Mystery & thriller

Age groups published for

Teens; Adults

Age groups can work with

0-2; 3-5; 6-8; 9-11; 12-14; 15-18; 18+

Audience size

0-10; 11-30; 31-100; 100-500