Interviewed by Eleanor Ball for Write Here, Write Now, and you can find it here.
“A lead writer is Britain’s gelded version of a showrunner. Both write show-defining scripts, set the series arcs, brief the other writers and take a final pass on the scripts for consistency. But generally speaking, a lead writer has no producing power. If you can fire a director, you’re a showrunner. If a director’s giving you notes, that’s a lead writer.”
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