Theatre, Film and TV

Electricity wins Best Screenplay at the National Film Awards

Apr 2, 2015

Electricity, written by Sukey Fisher and directed by Bryn Higgins has won the Best Screenplay at the National Film Awards.

Based on the debut novel by Ray Robinson, Electricity is a portrayal of epilepsy through the eyes of Lily O'Connor, played by Agyness Deyn in her feature film debut. Joe's screenplay beat strong competition from The Theory of Everything and The Fault in Our Stars to pick up the prize at a glittering awards ceremony in London on 31 March. 

Sukey is most known for works such as the psycho-romance feature film, Unconditional, starring Christian Cooke, James Bolam, and Melanie Hill and is currently re-writing the new live action Tarzan film from Warner Bros. Bryn directed Unconditional, and the second series of Charlie Brooker's Black Mirror for Zeppotron/Channel 4.

The National Film Awards are one of the only motion picture awards ceremony whose nominations and voting are fully decided by movie fans. The full list of winners can be found on the National Film Awards website.