Ant and Dec break silence after Byker Grove creator Adele Rose, 87, dies ‘We are very sad

Peter added: “She rang the producer and said, ‘All the strong characters in this programme are women, but you’ve got no women writers.

“‘Well, I’m a woman and I’m a writer’.”

The Byker Grove creator won a BAFTA for her work in 1993.

Her writing credits also include Heartbeat, Angels, Z Cars, The Dustbinmen and Robin’s Nest.


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