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Valerie Bundy won the Grazia Screenwriting Competition in association with BAFTA 

She was mentored by Miranda Hart and is now a BAFTA Connect Member

You can read her winning script below

What Would Julie Do?

Valerie has written, created and performed in this award-winning short comedy film, starring Julie Hesmondhalgh with a cameo from Julie Walters. Produced by Polari Creative.


Daniel Ollerhead Photography


Upcoming Film Festivals

Wigan and Leigh (BIFA Qualifying) : Friday 15 September 2023

6pm at Leigh Film Factory, Leigh

Sunderland (BIFA Qualifying) : 16 - 22 October 2023

Followed by Q&A with Valerie and other Filmmakers

TweetFest (BIFA Qualifying) : 11 November 2023

4pm at The Hen & Chickens Theatre, London

Harrogate Film Festival : Dates to be confirmed

RTS Futures 48 Film Challenge

Valerie co-wrote 'Tomorrow' with Producer Luke Davies which was written, shot and edited in 48 hours. The finished film was nominated for a Royal Television Society Award.

Walking Bongo

A comedy duologue performed at The Horsham Arts Festival which won 'Best Writing Award' from London's Muse and Music Society. The script was adapted into a short film.

Inspector Hector Crime Detector

This short play was staged by Bluestocking Theatre Company at 53Two Theatre in Manchester.

Starring (L-R) Saskia Pay, Victoria Tunnah and Kivan Dene. Directed by Leni Murphy.

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Valerie's poem 'Idolatry' was a prize-winner in The Liverpool National Women's Day Poetry Competition, 

and was published in L-Scene. Her poems have also been published in The Affectionate Punch and the In Praise of Poets Anthology by Anchor Books.


Listen to a selection of sketches written and performed by Valerie, starring actors Richard Hollick and David Eliot-Cooper. Recorded by Chris Hardman, BBC.

Radio Sketches.mp3
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