In this workshop Andy Rashleigh, experienced radio writer and formerly part of ‘The Archers’ writing team, explores Radio Drama. He will cover the techniques of radio writing and how to get one’s work shepherded through the BBC commissioning process to production.
Part of the session will involve working together to create a short piece of radio drama, and if you have extracts of radio plays that you’ve written, please bring a few copies along, so that you get the chance to hear them.
Andy Rashleigh has been a playwright for the past 35 years, writing mostly for theatre and radio. He wrote seven plays for Contact Theatre in Manchester before joining ‘The Archers’ writing team in the 1980s. He has continued to write regularly for Radio 4 as well as the occasional circus show and several opera libretti. His afternoon plays include Kind Hearts with Anton Lesser and
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