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  1. Writing Radio Drama

    Dan Rebellato

    Writer

    Writing Radio Drama

    Dan Rebellato is a playwright and the writer of over twenty BBC Radio Dramas. As his adaptation of the 19th century play Lorenzaccio hits the BBC iPlayer, he explains how radio is the ideal medium to bring out its contemporary resonances, a home for experimentation and a "writers' medium".

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  2. Getting my first broadcast credit

    Ling Low

    Writer

    Getting my first broadcast credit

    Ling Low is a comedy writer who recently got her first sketch broadcast on new show Sketchtopia on BBC Radio 4. She explains what it means to her after several years of trying to get that elusive first credit.

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  3. How I found myself inside the Drama Room

    Hayley Wareham

    Writer and Actor

    How I found myself inside the Drama Room

    Hayley Wareham is part of our 2017 Drama Room writer development group. She explains how she gained a place in the group and what happened on the recent radio day.

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  4. Breaking Up With Bradford: Writing my first Radio 4 Afternoon Drama

    Kamal Kaan

    Writer and Performer

    Breaking Up With Bradford: Writing my first Radio 4 Afternoon Drama

    Kamal Kaan is a writer and performer and part of our Drama Room 2017 Writer Development Scheme. His first Radio 4 Afternoon Drama is broadcast this week. He explains how he was commissioned and developed 'Breaking up with Bradford'.

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  5. Girls - Theresa Ikoko brings her award-winning play about the kidnapping of three Nigerian girls to Radio 4

    Theresa Ikoko

    Writer

    Girls - Theresa Ikoko brings her award-winning play about the kidnapping of three Nigerian girls to Radio 4

    Theresa is also a former member of our Drama Room development group. We asked her about transferring a stage play to a different medium and what she learnt from the process.

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  6. The Newsjack Writers' Room

    Claire Wetton

    Writer

    The Newsjack Writers' Room

    Claire Wetton started off by submitting sketches to Radio 4 Extra's Newsjack and then was asked to join the show's Writers' Room. She explains what this means with the help of some killer goats...

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  7. Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2015/16 - Shortlist Announced

    Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2015/16 - Shortlist Announced

    Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2015/16 - Shortlist announced

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  8. Writing '1977' for BBC Radio 4, and why it's about so much more than "a transgender woman in the 1970s"

    Sarah Wooley

    Writer

    Writing '1977' for BBC Radio 4, and why it's about so much more than "a transgender woman in the 1970s"

    Sarah Wooley blogs about discovering composer Angela Morley's story of "crossing over that terrifying gender border" on the DVD extras for children's animation 'Watership Down', and why ultimately it's a tale "of two people's love and devotion".

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  9. Adapting Emile Zola for BBC Radio 4

    Oliver Emanuel

    Writer

    Adapting Emile Zola for BBC Radio 4

    Oliver Emanuel is one of the writers of Radio 4's groundbreaking drama serialisation of all 20 novels in Emile Zola's epic Rougon-Macquart family saga. He explains the challenges of bringing the novels to radio as 'Blood, Sex and Money'.

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  10. Killing Miss Marple

    Joy Wilkinson

    Writer

    Killing Miss Marple

    How making Miss Marple’s Final Cases for Radio 4 helped writer Joy Wilkinson to recognise the value of the new and the old.

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