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}}'''Laura Phillips''' is a television writer who worked on various projects for The Jim Henson Company, including ''Fraggle Rock'' (1983-1987) and ''The Christmas Toy'' (1986).
   
 
Phillips was brought in by [[Jim Henson]] to re-draft [[Terry Jones]]' script of ''[[Labyrinth (film)|Labyrinth]]'' towards the end of 1984.<ref>[http://www.henson.com/jimsredbook/2010/09/24/9241984-in-san-francisco%E2%80%93meeting-with-george-lucas-laura-phillips%E2%80%93larry-mirkin-and-mira-v/ Jim's Red Book]</ref> An early version of the script widely available on the internet is jointly attributed to Jones and Phillips.<ref>[http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/script.txt Labyrinth Early Script]</ref>
 
Phillips was brought in by [[Jim Henson]] to re-draft [[Terry Jones]]' script of ''[[Labyrinth (film)|Labyrinth]]'' towards the end of 1984.<ref>[http://www.henson.com/jimsredbook/2010/09/24/9241984-in-san-francisco%E2%80%93meeting-with-george-lucas-laura-phillips%E2%80%93larry-mirkin-and-mira-v/ Jim's Red Book]</ref> An early version of the script widely available on the internet is jointly attributed to Jones and Phillips.<ref>[http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/script.txt Labyrinth Early Script]</ref>
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Latest revision as of 14:35, January 5, 2019

Laura phillips
Laura Phillips
Biographical information
Gender

Female

Notable Projects

Fraggle Rock
The Christmas Toy

Laura Phillips is a television writer who worked on various projects for The Jim Henson Company, including Fraggle Rock (1983-1987) and The Christmas Toy (1986).

Phillips was brought in by Jim Henson to re-draft Terry Jones' script of Labyrinth towards the end of 1984.[1] An early version of the script widely available on the internet is jointly attributed to Jones and Phillips.[2]

CareerEdit

Phillips started her writing career as an in-house screen-writer at the Jim Henson Company, penning multiple scripts for Fraggle Rock between 1983 and 1987. Phillips won a Gemini award for the 1984 episode, A Friend In Need.[3]

Phillips went on to script the Emmy award winning television film, The Christmas Toy, in 1986. At the same time Phillips was also brought in to re-tool Terry Jones' draft of Labyrinth, re-drafting the script several times.[3]

Since working with the Jim Henson Company, Phillips has gone on to script various television programmes, including Nancy Drew (1995) and Peak Practice (1993-2002).

ReferencesEdit

  1. Jim's Red Book
  2. Labyrinth Early Script
  3. 3.0 3.1 White Winds Film Group
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