Sunday, 13 July 2014

The Imison Award 2015 - Deadline 17 September 2014

The Imison Award 2015

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Any audio drama first broadcast or made available online within the UK by a UK based producer during the period 1 October 2013 - 31 October 2014 by a writer or writers new to audio drama. The work must be an original piece for audio, and it must be the first audio drama by the writer(s) that has been broadcast. It may also include the first episode from an original series or serial. When submitting 15 minute episodes from a series or serial we will require consecutive episodes (including the first episode) to make up at least 45 minutes. The judges reserve the right to call in the subsequent episodes if required. We welcome 30-minute plays provided that they were stand-alone and that characters and situations are original to the writer.

An adaptation of a piece originally produced or published for any other medium e.g. stage, television, film, novel, poem or a short story will not be eligible.

Writing pairs must both be new to audio drama. Established and new writers can also apply for theTinniswood Award for best audio drama script.


Submissions will be accepted from any party (producer, broadcasting organisation, writer, agent, etc.) and should consist of:
a completed entry form;
three paper copies and a pdf of the writer's script as broadcast. We would appreciate a link to a freely available broadcast or three CD copies of the production. Further copies of may be requested if the work is short-listed.
a supporting statement, synopsis and author biography (each no more than 250 words) emailed to Jo McCrum (

Entries will not be returned and should be sent to Jo McCrum, The Society of Authors, 84 Drayton Gardens, London SW10 9SB by 17 September 2014.

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