60 years of wins for writers

As we celebrate our Diamond anniversary we look back on six decades of championing writers’ rights against a backdrop of rapid change and digital revolution in the arts, media and entertainment industries. We also look forward to writing the next chapter of our history, with our trade-union heritage at our heart


Heidi Thomas an d Pippa Harris

Writers' Guild Awards 2019

The Writers’ Guild Awards took place on Monday 14 January 2019 at the Royal College of Physicians in central London in a special ceremony to mark the union’s 60th anniversary.

Heidi Thomas (pictured above right) was presented the Outstanding Contribution to Writing Award by Dame Pippa Harris (pictured above left). Writers were honoured in 15 other categories across TV, film, theatre, radio, books and videogames.

The ceremony also saw the introduction of a new Best Musical Theatre Bookwriting category.

Photo: Joanne Gennard


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