Jal thought a clarinet was a flute. A flute!
1. Jamie Brittain came up with the concept behind Skins, based on a short story he wrote when he was 15.
2. He pitched the idea to his TV writer dad, Bryan Elsley, at the kitchen table one morning.
3. Within 24 hours of Bryan Elsley taking the pitch to his bosses at E4, Skins was commissioned.
4. The character Sid is based on Jamie.
5. Sid’s dad is based on Jamie’s dad, Bryan.
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