• Welcome

    To our UK radio drama project.

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  • Meet The Writers

    Find out about our team of talented writers.

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  • Radio Plays

    Listen to the radio plays & documentaries.

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  • Actors

    Each play stars a selection of talented actors.

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  • Supporting Cast

    Those involved in Dream Reality Radio Drama project.

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  • Latest News

    Find out what's happened recently across the project.

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  • Contact Us

    Let us know if you'd like to find out more.

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Dream Reality Radio Drama

During 2014 we put a call out to writers across the UK
and asked them to send us their work.

“Do you have an idea for a radio play or documentary? Dream Reality Radio Drama featuring on BBC Radio Leeds is offering 7 writers new to radio the chance to have their work aired. Selected writers will receive training and workshops over a 6 month period.

Send a 1 page drama or documentary outline of something you would like to write for radio and a sample of your work, maximum of 3 pages to us.”

The time spent training and in workshops will be documented here as the project progresses, so follow us on Twitter.

By mid 2015 we completed the recording of some incredible new work.

The Radio Plays

Albert

by Janice Sampson

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Smoking Companion

by Joleen White

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High Life

by Josef-Israel

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Followers

by Ruby Clarke

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Meet the Writers

The selected writers are receiving training and taking part in interactive workshops over a 6 month period, with pieces of work to follow shortly, so keep on eye on our social networks.

Our Supporting Cast

Thanks a bunch for being involved in the Dream Reality Radio Drama project!

Recent News

Read about our recent workshop sessions.

  • SAM: Listen to your dad love. He knows.
    Extract from ‘Dave’s Murder Mile’ by Lyn Towers
  • ALBERT: (Clears his throat) Testing, testing, one two, three, testing. This is Albert higginbottom addressing the nation. (Sings) I left my heart, in San Francisco, high on a hill, it calls to me…
    Extract from ‘Albert’ by Janice Sampson
  • DARCY: I’m Darcy, and I’m sure that’s a charming little tale but maybe we could save it for another time or for someone who’s actually interested in the banalities of your life.
    Extract from ‘Followers’ by Ruby Clarke
  • CHARLIE: Don’t panic. I won’t be sleeping much either. I suppose you could say I’m in here because of William Shakespeare – and a woman.
    Extract from ‘King of the Castles’ by Frank Hill
  • TARIQ: Oi! Stop being disrespectful! Just because you speak ‘English’ so properly - you can’t speak Punjabi so good though do you, eh?
    Extract from ‘When George Came to Bradford by Nuzhat Ali
  • Aged 21 she gave in and tried it becoming addicted within weeks. It was in fashion, everybody did it
    Extract from ‘The Smoking Companion’ by Joleen White
  • The emphasis is the song ‘Abrokyire Abrabo’ what it meant to the band – their peerage and what it means to them now
    ‘High Life ‘ by Joseph-Israel