In this episode, Sam and Sarah discuss writing plays for the radio. We bring on a special guest, Nik Frank-Lehrer, to help us kick off the episode by sharing his experience on writing ad copy for radio. We also look at ways in how radio plays have been written and produced. Check out the links below and we’d love to hear your thoughts on writing radio plays. If you have a page or two that you would like to share, please don’t hesitate to send our way. Check this episode out!
LISTEN TO EPISODE 59. TOPIC: Writing Radio Plays HERE
Sam: How Should A Person Be? By Sheila Heti
Sarah: Netflix’s Never Have I Ever
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO CHECK OUT:
BBC’s Radio 4 Drama
Spotify Playlist “Vintage Radio Dramas”
The Renaissance of the Humble Radio Drama by ANGELICA CABRAL
LA Theatre Works’s Catalog of Over 500 plays on Audio
Sam Beckett Radio Plays on Openculture
Sam Beckett Radio Plays on Irish Times
“The Strange Survival of Radio Drama” by Professor David Hendy (BBC)
Playing On Air – Podcast
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