The List of 2017 Winners

Big congratulations to this year's winners!

Best Single Drama

The Sky is Wider
By Linda Marshall Griffiths
Producer: Nadia Molinari
BBC North
Radio 4

Commendation

Jump Blue
By Hannah Silva
Producers: Nicolas Jackson & Steve Bond
Afonica
Radio 3

Best Series or Serial

Life Lines
By Al Smith
Producer: Sally Avens
BBC Radio Drama London
Radio 4

Best Adaptation

Emile Zola: Blood, Sex and Money Episode 9
Adaptors: Oliver Emanuel, Martin Jameson, Lavinia Murray and Dan Rebellato
Producers: Gary Brown, Pauline Harris, Nadia Molinari, Polly Thomas, Kirsty Williams
BBC North, BBC Scotland & Sparklab Productions
Radio 4

Best Actor

Danny Sapani
A Raisin in the Sun
Director: Pauline Harris
BBC North
Radio 3

Best Actress

Christine Bottomley
The Sky is Wider
Director: Nadia Molinari
BBC North
Radio 4

Best Supporting Actor or Actress

Valene Kane
The Stroma Sessions
Producers: Nicolas Jackson & Steve Bond
Afonica
Radio 3

Best Debut Performance

Lee Rufford
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
Director: Carl Prekopp
Goldhawk Essential
Radio 4

Best Use of Sound

Tracks (Ep 1)
Sound by Nigel Lewis
Producers: James Robinson, Helen Perry and Abigail le Fleming
BBC Cymru Wales
Radio 4

Best Scripted Comedy Drama

Secret Kebabs
by Christine Entwisle
Producer Kirsty Williams
BBC Scotland
Radio 4

Commendation

The Strange Vanishing of Julian Quark
by Tom Wainwright
Producer: Sasha Yevtushenko
BBC Radio Drama London
Radio 4

Best Scripted Comedy with a Live Audience

Robert Newman’s Entirely Accurate Encyclopedia of Evolution
by Rob Newman
Producer: Jonathan Harvey
Hat Trick
Radio 4

Best Online Only Audio Drama

Dr Who – Absent Friends
Big Finish Productions

Imison Award for Best Radio Drama Script by a New Writer
Society of Authors and the Peggy Ramsay Foundation

Comment is Free
James Fritz
Producer: Rebecca Ripley, BBC Bristol
Radio 4

Tinniswood Award for Best Radio Drama Script
Society of Authors and Writers’ Guild of Great Britain
in association with the ALCS

Comment is Free
James Fritz
Producer: Rebecca Ripley, BBC Bristol
Radio 4

Outstanding Contribution

The Archers

Special Award for Services to Radio Drama

Bill Nighy