BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Go behind the scenes of BBC Radio 4 with a screenwriter and a producer

You’re invited to a SUNDAY SALON at an extraordinary venue in the heart of Hove. It is a place to connect, share ideas and ASK QUESTIONS over tea and cake. … Continue reading

April 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Can you write funny? BBC Radio is looking for new comedy talent

BBC Radio 4 have commissioned a sketch show for aspiring comedy writers. The focuss  is on smart and funny observations around diversity and multiculturalism. This is a UK-wide opportunity for … Continue reading

December 26, 2017 · 8 Comments

Write for BBC Radio

Once a year a window opens for new writers with no experience of radio to submit a short story  to Opening Lines – BBC Radio 4’s showcase for short stories. … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · 11 Comments

Why we need books and stories and the ability to make things up – Quotes for writers (and people who like quotes)

Without imagination we are all a little in prison A.L. Kennedy BBC Radio Four Point of View June 15th photo credit: boellstiftung via photopin cc

June 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

Write a short story for radio

Ever written for radio? If the answer’s no this opportunity is for you. The BBC Radio Drama Readings Unit are inviting submissions from writers who have never written for radio … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 16 Comments

Hurry! Sketches wanted for a new BBC radio comedy

2525 is a  new Radio 4 audience sketch show set 500 years in the future. Alongside a commissioned writing team, the BBC is inviting non-commissioned writers to send in their … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

A chance to go behind the scenes of radio drama

We are so used to hearing stories, book adaptions and full length plays on BBC Radio 4 that it is easy to forget just how fortunate we are to be … Continue reading

August 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Did you know that more photographs were taken….

….in 2012 than were taken in all the 150+years since photography was invented. Source: Hugh Laurie on BBC Radio Four Desert Island Discs photo credit: Martin Gommel via photopin cc … Continue reading

June 30, 2013 · 2 Comments