Call for entries: Imison Award 2021


21 August 2020
The Society of Authors is inviting entries for its annual award for new audio drama

The Imison Award is for the best original script by a writer new to radio drama. It has a prize of £3,000.

To be eligible, scripts must have been broadcast or made available online in the UK between 1 October 2019 and 31 October 2020.

SOA Scriptwriters Group chair David Morley said: 'Drama has never needed new voices more than today. The Imison Award celebrates writers new to audio productions and we want to read your scripts. The BBC is no longer the only platform in town, and if you have had an original dramatic work published via podcast this year, then enter the competition. Surprise us. We don’t want to read yet another dull Radio 4 Afternoon play, or anything that sounds like The Archers. We want to read fresh, combative, provocative, diverse drama.'

The closing date to submit is 4 October.

For full details see the website.

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