Screenwriter gets top BAFTA honour

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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.