The BBC Writers Room is the organisation that encourages and develops writers who haven’t written for the BBC before. It does excellent work and works hard to bring writers into the Corporation, shares scripts, offers guidance and advice, runs workshops and more.
I was asked to write something for the blog about writing for radio and my piece is now up on the website. It begins with some reflections on my most recent script, Lorenzaccio, the challenges of that particular play, the solutions we came up with, and then offers some thoughts on the value of radio drama, its distinctive excitement for the writer, and the importance of getting good collaborators.
You can read it here: