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BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 Winners

The winners of the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2015 were announced by actor and writer Lenny Henry at the ceremony in the Radio Theatre, BBC Broadcasting House.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Stanley Baxter

Outstanding Contribution to Radio Drama

Neil Gaiman

Best Original Audio Drama (Single play)

• WINNER: Everything, Nothing, Harvey Keitel

Everyday Time Machines

Men Who Sleep in Cars

Best Audio Drama (Series or Serial)

• WINNER: Ambiguous Loss

Holding On To You

The Seventh Test

Best Audio Drama (Adaptation)

• WINNER: Come to Grief

Porcelain

The Seventh Test

Best Actor in an Audio Drama

• WINNER: Ian McKellen in Eugenie Grandet

• Andrew Scott in Slipping

• Julian Rhind-Tutt in The Real Trial of Oscar Wilde

Best Actress in an Audio Drama

• WINNER: Aisling Loftus in Educator

• Charlotte Riley in Slipping

• Ellie Kendrick in How to Say Goodbye Properly

Best Supporting Actor or Actress in an Audio Drama

• WINNER: Michelle Terry in Educator

• Sian Phillips in Hide the Moon

• Toby Jones in Pride and Prejudice

Best Debut Performance

• WINNER: Jade Matthew in A Kidnapping

• Alex Jordan in Frankenstein – The Modern Prometheus

• Sam Hattersley in Magpie

Best Use of Sound in an Audio Drama

• WINNER: The Boy at the Back

The Exorcist

The Illustrated Man

Best Scripted Comedy Drama

• WINNER: Lunch

Believe It: Victor

I’m a Believer

Best Scripted Comedy (Studio Audience)

• WINNER: John Finnemore’s Souvenir Programme

The Brig Society

Trodd En Bratt Say ‘Well Done You’

Best Online or Non-Broadcast Audio drama

• WINNER: Hood – The Scribe of Sherwood

The Child

Survivors

The BBC is delighted once again to be joining with the Society of Authors and the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain for this year’s Imison and Tinniswood Awards, both of which will also be presented at the ceremony on 1 Feb.

The shortlist for the Imison Award for Best Radio Drama Script by a new writer is:

• WINNER: How to Say Goodbye Properly by E.V. Crowe

Goodbye by Morwenna Banks

The Man in the Lift by Tom Connolly

Paris, Nana and Me by Caroline Horton

The shortlist for the Tinniswood Radio Drama Award for Best Radio Drama Script is:

• WINNER: Goodbye by Morwenna Banks

The Good Listener by Fin Kennedy

Men Who Sleep in Cars by Michael Symmons Roberts

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Sir Ian McKellen receives the BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Actor

Sir Ian receives the Best Actor award for his performance in Radio 4’s Eugenie Grandet.

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Author Neil Gaiman receives a special BBC Audio Drama Award for Outstanding Achievement

The award recognises Neil’s strong commitment to the genre.

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Aisling Loftus receives the BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Actress

Aisling receives the Best Actress awards for her performance in Radio 3’s Educators.