Jun 23 , 2020

Masterclass: The making of EastEnders with director John Greening

  • When: 23 Jun 2020, 17:00-18:00
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

The making of... is a strand of masterclasses that goes behind the scenes of some of Britain’s most popular and critically acclaimed tv series. Key production personnel will discuss the mechanics of making the series plus some of the challenges they had to face along the way. Time will be allowed for audience questions, so you will get to ask the makers of some of your favourite programmes exactly how they did it.

This session looks at the making of EastEnders with director John Greening.


John Greening has been directing some of TV’s most popular dramas for nearly 25 years. His credits include EastEnders (over 250 episodes including 4 Christmas specials), Casualty, Holby City, Shakespeare and Hathaway, Hollyoaks, Father Brown, Lark Rise to Candleford, and Robin Hood. COVID put paid to his first ever stint on Coronation Street...

This event is being chaired by exec producer Tom Hutchings from Shine TV

This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact support@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.