Screenwriter gets top BAFTA honour

Dom Mitchell
Dom Mitchell

Dominic Mitchell, of Yealand Redmayne, has been named one of 17 bright newcomers to film and TV at the BAFTA Breakthrough Brits.

The 33-year-old wrote BBC Three zombie drama The Flesh which aired in spring and a second series starring Hollyoaks star Emmett J Scanlan is planned.

He will receive free access to BAFTA events for a year and mentoring.