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Writing for Radio

Writing for Radio

If you have ever wanted to write plays specifically for audio, Writing for Radio is the course for you. Learn about the processes of writing dramas and plays for the soundwaves. Working towards a 45 minute play, you will look at ways to tell your story without visual aids, and explore how to use soundscape as a tool. You will look at production values unique to radio and learn about formatting guidelines.

The course will also look at character fundamentals, approaches to narrative journey and what makes a good story.

Writing for Radio Course Content

During the course you will:

  • Look at different approaches to radio play
  • Explore story and structure for audio work
  • Learn how to use soundscape in the place of visual aids
  • Look at character development
  • Look at writing dialogue for radio
  • Learn about production values unique to radio

As part of the class you will be writing your own radio play, so try to come up with and idea you would like to work on before the start date. As with all of our writing courses, your tutor will provide you with friendly feedback throughout the course.

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The tutor was excellent!

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30 Sep Wed 10:30-17:00 1 day Frazer Flintham City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave. £129.00
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PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

DATE DAY TIME DURATION TUTOR VENUE PRICE BOOKING
30 Sep Wed 10:30-17:00 1 day Frazer Flintham City Academy at 38 Rosebery Ave. £129.00
Book Now
Click the gift icon to gift this course
Book Now
Gift this courseClick the gift icon to gift this course

PAYMENT OPTIONS

You are welcome to join the course up to the second class.

ONLINE & PHONE PAYMENTS

Online – To book your selected class/course online, just click Book Now next to your chosen class/course.
Phone – We would be happy to take your booking over the phone, just call us on 020 7042 8833.

CASH & CHEQUE PAYMENTS

Cash - You are welcome to pay cash, just come and see us at our office: City Academy, 38 Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4RN
Cheque - You can also pay by cheque by filling out this form (click here) and posting it to the address above.

CANCELLATIONS POLICY

We offer a full refund or full credit of your original course if you cancel at least 72 hours before the start of your booking.
We cannot offer any refund if you cancel less than 72 hours before the start of your booking, or if you do not attend.
(For more information please see our terms and conditions)

10% DISCOUNT AVAILABLE

If you book 2 or more different classes/courses at a time we can offer you a 10% discount. If you wish to take advantage of this offer please enter 2ORMORE in the promotional code box when booking online or quote code when booking over the phone. Please note that this offer cannot be applied when you are booking two or more of the same class/course.

Writing for Radio Venues


Writing for Radio tutors


All City Academy tutors are experienced professionals from theatre, film/TV and performance industries. So whilst they're training you they may also be rehearsing for a West End show or working on a movie. We like that and we do believe it makes a difference in class.

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Kick-start your writing, whether you have an existing idea that you would like to develop or you’re still looking for inspiration on our Creative Writing Summer School

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