19th September 2020
10am to 5pm.
Rich Mix, 35-37 Bethnal Green Road, London. E1 6LA.
Writing for Radio is an introduction for beginners drawing on tutor Fin Kennedy’s experience as a writer of audio drama for BBC Radio 4, with reference to other innovative writing for the medium. The workshop will start with an introduction to the formats and commissioning process of current radio drama, move on to creative approaches to telling stories with sound, involve some textual analysis of some recent BBC Radio output including sound clips, and look at emerging radio forms such a short audio drama podcasts. Time to work on a treatment for a new radio play of one’s own will be included.
Fin Kennedy is an award-winning playwright, frequent writer for BBC Radio 4, Artistic Director of Tamasha, and visiting Lecturer at Central Saint Martins (MA Dramatic Writing).
This opportunity is open to all ages and locations within the UK, but positively aimed at those who identify as a person of colour or Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) heritage.