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Bernard Clarke

Bernard Clarke (B. 1967) is an award winning broadcaster with RTE lyric fm (Ireland’s State Radio). His music programme, Nova, won three consecutive PPI (National Irish Radio Awards) and one New York Festival’s awards; he’s won prizes for documentaries on Patrick Kavanagh, Glenn Gould, The Doors, and Jimi Hendrix. Clarke has also been shortlisted for the Prix Italia and Prix Europa.

In 2014 he won Best Audio at the Black &White International Audio Festival (Porto, 2014); and also the Grand Prix at the 26th International URTI Radio Grand Prix, (Turin).

In 2015 he was tied-second at Prix Phonurgia Nova (Paris); was a headliner at the VI Norient Music Film Festival in Bern, Switzerland; made the Top 5 in the Grand Prix Radio Drama Awards (Bucharest); was shortlisted for the Prix Europa (Radio Drama); made the last 9 in the Prix Italia (Radio, New Formats) and won Best Audio at the Black &White International Audio Festival (Porto, 2015) for the second year in a row.

In 2016 he was a headliner at the CTM Festival in Radio Art, in Berlin; was narrator with the Ergodos players at Café OTO, London; made the recommended short list at the Prix Palma; won a finalist certificate and Bronze Medal at the New York Festival’s Radio Awards.

In 2017 he won more at New York Festival’s (Nova) and the Prix Marulic for Best Radio Drama 2017 for his play Terrible Beauty.

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Interview with Bernard Clarke

Soundcloud account