Bill McCoid

Course Leader, Screenwriting, Film and Television

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME300

+44 (0) 1772 89 5991

As a journalist, Bill has written for The Stage & Television Today, Manchester Evening News, Melody Maker, Outlook, Blitz and City Life. He is writer/Director of the feature film Car Park, which premiered in late 2009. He graduated from the University of Lancaster with a degree in English and Drama.

Full Profile

Bill McCoid's plays include, 'Mourning TV' (nominated 'Best New Play') by the Manchester Evening News. At the age of 23 he wrote and directed 'Speech Therapy' winner 'Most Original Play', in the Liverpool Centenary Festival.

Bill's TV credits include: Panorama, East, Secret Lives, Up Front, Granada News, The Time The Place, Lennon - Just Imagine, World In Action, The Curious Case of Alex (Open Eye), Dispatches, Black Bag, The Antiques Hunter and Interference. Bill was a founder member of Channel M.


Careers in Film and Video (Kogan Page)


Affiliations / Roles

Member of BAFTA, screenwriting chapter


Current Research and Supervision

Manchester United Television