Monday, 25 January 2010


 Inspiration FM Radio are 
looking for talented writers 
for a radio drama series of  plays.
The members in our Northampton community include 

2001 Census
White British 92%
White Other 1.8%
White Irish 1.3%
Indian 1.3%
Black Caribbean 0.8%
Mixed White and Black 0.6%
African and other Black 0.4%
Bangladeshi 0.4%
Mixed White and Asian 0.3%
Chinese 0.3%
Other Mixed 0.2%
Pakistani 0.2%
Other Ethnic Group 0.2%
Other Asian 0.1%

So any drama could involve these people in your stories.

  • Drama will be 5 minutes minimum in length
  • To a maximum of 30 minutes in length
  • Can be only one episode
  • Multiple episodes also welcome
  • To entertain
  • To inform
  • To educate 
  • To stimulate the mind
  • Create conversation
Please note: Radio Drama's do not have to be a soap, they can be a series of drama's. 
Drama projects can be 
from school students and drama societies , or writing

Individual writers welcome too, so get your thinking caps on everyone.

About "The Archers" 

about "Silver Street".

Example of  radio dramas "Archers" BBC Radio 4 drama

Example of radio dramas, "Silver Street" on BBC Asian Network

 BBC Website says:

"Silver Street: daily urban soap

Silver Street 2004-2010. Thank you to all of the listeners
who have enjoyed Silver Street for nearly 6 years. 
Sadly the drama and podcast came to an end on 28th March
2010 but we hope the characters will live on in your memories forever."

Tim doing a workshop at LBC

Tim Crook 

"Most radio drama is very badly written. Radio drama is an endangered species. It has never taken a hold of mainstream programming on commercial radio in the UK. It used to be the mainstream in the States and Australia but lost out to TV in the middle to late fifties." 

Radio Dramas 
Inspiration FM Community Radio
20 Sheep Street

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