NGPM Monologue Meet 2020


During the month of September 2020, in light of this years Coronavirus Pandemic & the lost opportunities many creatives have endured over this time, NGPM & Veronica Ellis have put together an event which provides a platform for their work to be seen by people within the industry.  

Actors, writers & directors will collaborate over the month of September to create a 2-minute monologue & then recording the finished product. Industry panellists will then watch all the tapes & give feedback.

Our Industry Panellists are;


  • Christian Durham (Theatre Director)

  • Karol Griffiths (Script Consultant/Script Editor - Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Humans, The Big Lebowski)

  • Abraham Adeyemi (Award Winning  Director/Writer - In 2020, his directorial debut 'No More Wings' won Best Narrative Short at Tribeca Film Festival, becoming an Oscar-qualifying film!)

  • David Innes Edwards (TV Director - Holby City, Casualty, The Dumping Ground)

  • Alice D Cooper (Award Winning Short Film Director) 

  • Carolyn McLeod & Matt Sheppard (Casting Directors at Carolyn McLeod Casting)

  • Jim Howick (Writer/Actor - Ghosts (BBC), Yonderland (Sky), Sex Education (Netflix) 

  • Olissa Rogers (Casting Associate at Fiona Weir Casting)

  • Michael Elkin (British Writer/Director, most recently Feature Film 'Break' featuring Rutger Hauer)

  • Tracy Forsyth (Former BBC Worldwide exec and coordinator of the Women in Film & TV UK)

  • Camilla Young (Agent at Curtis Brown - representing new and established writing and directing talent across television, film and theatre)

  • Emma Lamont (BAFTA winning Producer with extensive experience in Film & TV - both development and production) 

  • Kiran Nataraja (Head of Portfolio Management and Scheduling at Channel 4)

  • Gemma Boswell (Head of Development - Drama Commissioning at Channel 4)

  • Amy Jane Blair (Casting Director)

  • Elisa Musson (Casting Assistant at Nancy Bishop Casting)

            To view the monologues created for The NGPM Monologue Meet 




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