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IRDP's radio drama awards


International Radio Festival of New York:

1988: Finalist Award - Best Drama Series - Pepys

1989: Bronze Medal - Best Drama Series - The Secret Agent

1989: Silver Medal - Best Drama Series - Frankenstein

1989: Silver Medal - Best Sound - The Secret Agent and Mutiny on the Bounty

1989: Silver Medal - Best Directing - The Secret Agent and Frankenstein

1989: Silver Medal - Best Narration - Crawford Logan in The Secret Agent and Frankenstein

1989: Bronze Medal - Best Talk Programme - Moral Dilemmas, Euthanasia

1989: Bronze Medal - Best Writing - Moral Dilemmas, Short Story Dramas

1990: Gold Medal - Best Drama Series - The Canterbury Tales

1990: Silver Medal - Best Writing - Addiction in the Eighties, Dramas

1990: Finalist Award -Best Talk Programme - Addiction in the Eighties

1990: Finalist Award - Best Drama Series - A Tale of Two Cities

1990: Finalist Award - Best Narration - Mike McCormack in Frankenstein and A Tale of Two Cities

1991: Gold Medal - Best Cultural Programme - London Playwrights' Festival, Modern Echoes for Easter

1991: Bronze Medal - Best Writing - Vissi d'arte by Paul Sirett and Never Say Noir by Jane Duncan

1991: Finalist Award - Best Drama Special - Vissi d'arte by Paul Sirett

1991: Finalist Award - Best Drama Special - Neville Watchurst

1991: Finalist Award - Best Sound - Heart of Darkness

1992: Gold Medal - Best Drama Series - Short Story Dramas on LBC

1992: Silver Medal - Best Directing - Short Story Dramas on LBC

1992: Bronze Medal - Best Special Report - Birmingham Six background feature

1992: Finalist Award - Best Drama Special - Lotus Blossom by Karen Hope

1992: Finalist Award - Best Writing - Woolwich Young Radio Playwrights' Competition Short Story Dramas

1993: Gold Medal - Best Writing - Short Story Dramas on LBC - Day Out by Tom Newell, Thousand to One by Gella Richards and Just One Look by Vicki Jones

1993: Silver Medal - Best Directing - Short Story Dramas on LBC

1993: Bronze Medal - Best Comedy Special - Getting Back by Ben Rice

1993: Bronze Medal - Best Drama Special - Down the Wanderers by Peter Simmonds

1993: Bronze Medal - Best Narration - Beth Goddard in Farewell Little Girl

1993: Finalist Award - Best Drama Special - The Signalman

1993: Finalist Award - Best Writing - Down the Wanderers by Peter Simmonds

1993: Finalist Award - Best Human Interest Programme - In the Men's Club

1994: Grand Award Trophy for Entertainment Programming - The Wizard's Spell

1994: Gold Medal - Best Children's/Young Person's Programme - The Wizard's Spell

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1994: Bronze Medal - Best Drama Special - Bad Vibrations by Paul Sirett

1994: Bronze Medal - Best Directing - Dracula

1994: Bronze Medal - Best Narration - Kenneth Haigh in Dracula

1994: Finalist Award - Best Sound - Dracula

1995: Silver Medal - Best Directing - Short Story Dramas on LBC

1995: Bronze Medal - Best Drama Special - Damn Fine Road

1996: Silver Medal - Best Writing - Still Stationery by Andy Smith

1996: Bronze Medal - Best Drama Special - Bon Appetit by Kate Pinnock

1996: Silver Medal - Best Sound - Surround Sound Dramas by IRDP

1996: Finalist Award - Best Educational Programming - Woolwich Young Radio Playwrights' Competition

You can also find out about the 1998 New York Awards

Writers' Guild of Great Britain Awards:

1991: Commendation for new radio playwright - Jump the Waves by Emily Fuller

1993: Commendation for new radio play - The Brockley Jack by Michael Carroll

1994: Commendation for Radio Light Entertainment - The Barking Express by David Turner

1996: Commendation for Developing and Fostering New Writing

UK Sony Awards:

1989: Radio Academy Award - Most Creative Use of Radio - Short Story Dramas on LBC

1993: Society of Authors Award for Writing - Bronze Medal - Down the Wanderers

Prix Italia Nominations by UK Radio Authority:

1990: The Canterbury Tales

1991: Vissi d'arte by Paul Sirett - Commendation from Fiction jury

1992: Lotus Blossom by Karen Hope

1995: The Nineteenth List by Anna McGrail

1996: Still Stationery by Andy Smith

Prix Futura Nomination:

1993: Saddam's Arms by Simon Beaufoy

Daily Telegraph / ABSA Award for Youth Sponsorship:

1991: The Woolwich Young Radio Playwrights' Competition


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