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The Writers' Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) represents writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books, poetry, animation and videogames.

We represent professional writers and we also have a special (discounted) membership tier for emerging/aspiring writers. We lobby and campaign on behalf of writers, to ensure their voices are heard in a rapidly changing digital landscape.

Main Trades
Publishing and printing
Male 821 | Female 528 | Total 1,349
Employers represented include:

We have national agreements (covering pay and conditions) with major industry bodies including the BBC, ITV and Pact; National Theatre, Royal Court and Royal Shakespeare Company.

General secretary
General secretary: Ellie Peers
Cost of membership

- Candidate membership: £108 per annum
- Full membership: £198 for the first year, then earning-based subscription bands for subsequent years
- Affiliate membership (eg for writers' agents) £300 per annum
- Subs can be paid by a one-off payment or in installments by Direct Debit

Membership benefits

- free contract vetting, advice and support
- weekly ebulletin
- members' only area of the WGGB website
- member events including free film screenings
- exclusive discounts
- free and discounted training
- pension scheme (full members only),
- welfare fund
- entry in our Find A Writer online directory (full members only)


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020 7833 0777