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Soaps and Storylines: Emmerdale Director Ian Bevitt to lead workshop at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

ITV Emmerdale Studios, Leeds

By Immy Share

Leeds Trinity University will welcome Emmerdale’s Director Ian Bevitt to Journalism and Media Week.

Ian will lead a workshop for students on all things soaps and storylines.

Starting his career as a media reporter on the Pontefract and Castleford Express in the 80s, Ian began his directing career 11 years later.

To name a few, he has previously directed episodes of Waterloo road, Hollyoaks, The Chase and The Royal.

Ian’s role as a director now lies mainly with Emmerdale, however he still does direct some Coronation Street episodes, totalling 317 to date along with a one-off movie based on the soap.

The expert director’s workshop will take place at 2:00pm on Tuesday November 5.

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