Paula Milne

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Paula Milne [1] is a British screenwriter. Her works include The Politician's Wife , The Virgin Queen, Chandler & Co , Die Kinder , Second Sight, Driving Ambition, Small Island and Endgame.


Her first single drama was A Sudden Wrench, [2] after working on titles such as Coronation Street and Juliet Bravo .

She also devised the BBC medical drama Angels. [3]

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  1. Ms Paula Jane Milne Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  3. Angels , BFI ScreenOnline