Audio Drama

We are proud to award two of the UK’s premier prizes for audio drama writing. Presented annually at the BBC Audio Drama Awards, our prizes celebrate new talent and outstanding achievement in audio drama.

The shortlisted authors of the  2018 Imison Award and the 2018 Tinniswood Award have now been announced. The prizes will be given on 28 January by SoA President Philip Pullman at the BBC Audio Awards.

  • The Imison Award (£3,000) is given annually to the best audio drama script by a writer new to the medium. 
  • The Tinniswood Award (£3,000) honours the best original audio drama script of the year.

(photo credit: Guy Levy)

2017 Imison winner James Fritz with his Imison Award and Tinniswood Award. (Image: BBC)

On 28 January 2017 we announced the  2017 Imison Award  and the 2017 Tinnswood Award winners.

We are grateful for the support of the Peggy Ramsay Foundation (Imison), ALCS and the Writers' Guild of Great Britain (Tinniswood):