Risks in radio

This is a recording of a masterclass from the BBC Academy’s Radio Fast Train event held on 7 February 2012. Petrie Hosken from BBC Radio Bristol is joined by a panel of guests to discuss how to take risks in radio.

All radio producers want to make challenging, provocative and fresh work. But how do you make sure that this work sits on the right side of Ofcom regulations and your in-house compliance team? The panel share their experiences of putting live comedy and edgy drama on air.

"Creative people have an amazing ability to bounce off the boundaries you put in the way and go in a different direction." – Carina Tillson

The panellists are Steven Canny, acting head of BBC Radio Comedy, Carina Tillson, head of compliance for Global Radio and Kate Rowland, the BBC’s creative director for new writing.