British Radio, specifically BBC Radio, is an excellent starting point for comedy and drama writing.
Radio remains one of the most accessible doorways into the broadcast world: hundreds of successful writers began in radio.
The unique way radio engages its audience enables the writer and the listener to collaborate in extraordinarily powerful imaginative experiences. And with its lower budgets and nearly-limitless distribution options in the age of podcasts, there are more opportunities than ever before to see your script produced if you write for radio.
BBC radio has a huge output of drama and comedy and needs good writers all the time. Come and hear from the writers who are making waves in radio today; and find out directly from the Commissioners what they’re looking for, where they go to to find it and what the possibilities are for you in this always thriving medium.
Appearing in this session
Credits include: The Lentil Sorters
Credits include: Tommies, Never Mind The Buzzcocks
Credits include: The Jason Byrne Show, French & Saunders
Credits include: The Things We Never Said, Eastenders, Casualty
Credits include: The Archers, Eastenders, Doctors
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