Alfred Bradley Bursary Award
Awarded by BBC Writersroom
To encourage and develop new radio writing talent in the BBC North region.
There is a change of focus for each award, e.g. previous years have targeted comedy, drama, verse drama, etc. In 2004, the brief was for a play suitable for the afternoon play slot.
Open to people who live in the North of England and who have not had a previous network radio drama commission.
- Every 2 years
Up to UK £5,000, a 12-month development mentorship with a Radio Drama Producer, and have your work produced on BBC Radio 4.
Applicants must send completed afternoon play scripts for consideration. Details published on external link.
- Professional development
BBC Writersroom identifies and champions new writing talent and diversity across BBC Drama, Entertainment and Children's programmes. Writersroom is constantly on the lookout for writers of any age and experience who show real potential for the BBC. It invests in new writing projects nationwide and builds creative partnerships, including work with theatres, writer's organizations and film agencies across the country.