Hattie Naylor

Category: Radio

Jeremy Mortimer interviews radio drama writer and playwright, Hattie Naylor.

Award winning playwright Hattie Naylor talks to Jeremy Mortimer as part of Radio 4 Extra's 'BBC Radio Young Writers: 25 Years On' season. Hattie discusses writing her first radio play, ‘The Box’, which was first broadcast in 1988 for Radio 4’s first ever ‘Young Playwrights’ Festival’.

She talks about how ‘The Box’ was the first ever play she had written, why it remains one of her favourite pieces of work, and how she felt attending the recording 25 years ago.

She talks about why entering writing talent searches are important for writers starting out and why it’s crucial to find your own voice as a writer.

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