Tagged: Radio 4

Creative writing graduates will 'never make a living as novelists', says Self

Will Self has declared literature to be "morphing into a giant quilting exercise", suggesting that no current creative writing graduates will make a living from... Read more

R4's Riot Girls season to feature dramatisations of Caitlin Moran and Maria Alyokhina memoirs

Memoirs from Caitlin Moran, How to be a Woman (Ebury), and Pussy Riot activist Maria Alyokhina, Riot Days (Allen Lane), have been dramatised for the... Read more

Keyes commissioned for Radio 4 comedy series

Marian Keyes is joining a host of names including Bridget Christie and Joanna Lumley in a new series of comedy commissions for BBC Radio 4.... Read more

Hindell becomes Radio 4 commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction

Alison Hindell has been appointed Radio 4’s commissioning editor for Drama and Fiction after more than a decade as the BBC's head of Audio Drama.... Read more

New Adrian Mole commissions celebrate 50 years of Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 has announced two special commissions to mark 50 years since the Home Service became Radio 4. Read more

W&N to publish books based on The Archers

Weidenfeld & Nicolson is publishing 10 books based on four popular BBC Radio 4 series, one of which is "The Archers".  Read more

PRH plans 'huge' multimedia campaign for le Carré’s memoir

Penguin Random House has embarked on an extensive marketing and publicity campaign for John le Carré’s first memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel, which sees its worldwide release this week after decades in the... Read more

BBC relaunches Love To Read campaign at Hay

The BBC today relaunched Love to Read, a campaign that celebrates reading for pleasure, at Hay Festival.  Read more

Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a... Read more

Inspector Chen Series adapted for R4

Qiu Xialong’s Inspector Chen Series, published by Mulholland Books, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton, has been turned into a "major" BBC Radio 4 drama.... Read more

Subscribe to RSS - Radio 4