BRIDGET WHELAN writer

for writers and readers….

Write Comedy for the BBC

The Comedy Script Room at the BBC is open for unsolicited manuscripts but only to April 1st. Click here for details on how to submit and comedy resources (such as … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · 7 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

Do you know who first used the word boredom and when?

No, it wasn’t a teenager. It was a 40 year old Portsmouth man in the year King’s Cross station opened. I’ll stop teasing…the first recorded use of the word boredom … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 2 Comments

Safari Friday searching the web for writers and readers SPOKEN WORD RECORDINGS

BBC Radio Four¬† commissions more radio drama than any other station in the world. It ranges from The Archers, an everyday story of country folk that is 62 years old … Continue reading

June 28, 2013 · Leave a comment