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Writers Talking TV: The Detail (Sneak Peek)

March 2, 2018

The Detail is the focus of Writers Talking TV on March 20 at TIFF Bell Lightbox in Toronto. Co-showrunners Adam Pettle and Ley Lukins will talk about the show and screenwriting craft with host Bruce Smith (showrunner of 19-2). It's a great opportunity for WGC members and the public alike to hear from three top Canadian screenwriters and get a sneak peek of the upcoming show, The Detail, which premieres on CTV March 25, 2018. 

Writers Talking TV is a live on-stage writer-to-writer interview, episode screening, and audience Q&A.

WHEN: March 20, 2018, 7 p.m.
WHERE: TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W., Toronto
RSVP: Writers Talking TV is free and open to the public, but please reserve a ticket in advance. Email Elizabeth Ingold,

Show Synopsis from CTV: The Detail is a female-driven, police procedural chronicling three homicide detectives within the Metropolitan Police Service who work tirelessly to solve crimes while navigating the complicated demands of their personal lives. Detective Stevie Hall (Angela Griffin, Coronation Street) is an experienced interrogator who can extricate information from suspects and witnesses alike, even while her thorny family life teeters on the edge of full-blown implosion. Her partner, Detective Jacqueline ‘Jack’ Cooper (Shenae Grimes-Beech, 90210, Degrassi: The Next Generation) is a street-smart rookie with a messy personal life. The unit is overseen by larger-than-life staff inspector Fiona Currie (Wendy Crewson, Saving Hope) – a formidable boss who works overtime to keep the weekly case board clear and the streets safe.

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