Writing for radio

Writing for radio

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Nick Warburton, author and playwright offers practical tips for writing radio drama.


Nick Warburton has written over 30 plays for BBC Radios 3, 4, 5, 7 and BBC World Service.

He was joint winner of the BBC/Radio Times Drama award for Conversations From the Engine Room and winner of the Tinniswood Award for best radio play of 2005, Beast.

He's a regular writer for BBC TV's medical series, Holby City and Doctors and has also written for Eastenders and Born & Bred.

His numerous stage plays include a recent double-bill at Alan Ayckbourn's Stephen Joseph Theatre.

He is author of seven novels for children and young adults.