This April 28th Emma Thomas was awarded the BAFTA Television Craft Special Award for her services a script supervisor. TBB Talks was honoured to catch up with a legend in the craft field.
A script supervisor is an important person in the process of taking a project from set to the small or big screen. Thomas has a slew of acclaimed television series and films on her cv which prove her BAFTA award worthy!
Her CV includes Films – Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens (2015) and TV shows Goodnight Sweetheart (1993-95), Birds of a Feather (1989-98), Benidorm (2007), Bad Education (2012), Luther (2010-11) and The Bill (2008). she has also worked on a raft of high end International TV shows including The Bastard Executioner (2015), Tyrant (2016) and Guerrilla (2017).
Most recently Thomas was the script supervisor on Soon Gone: A Windrush Chronicle (2019) for BBC Four, a series of monologues that reveal the hopes, desires, achievements, shattered dreams and broken promises of a single fictionalised family over four generations.