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The Richard Imison Memorial Award is a British radio drama prize. It is given to writers new to British radio drama for work original to the medium. Named in honor of influential BBC producer and script editor Richard Imison, the award is sponsored by the Peggy Ramsay Foundation and is judged by the Broadcasting Committee of the Society of Authors[1] It is administered jointly by the Society of Authors and the Writers Guild of Great Britain, along with the Tinniswood Award.

As of 2012, the award will be synchronized and awarded with the BBC Audio Drama Awards.

Past Winners[]

  • 2011 Amazing Grace by Michelle Lipton
  • 2010 The Road Wife by Eoin McNamee
  • 2009 Girl from Mars by Lucy Caldwell
  • 2008 The Magician's Daughter by Adam Beeson
  • 2007 Not Talking by Mike Bartlettt
  • 2006 Mixed Blood by Nazrin Choudhury
  • 2005 Mr. Sex by Steve Coombs
  • 2004 All You on the Good Earth by Stephen Sharkey
  • 2003 Milk by Nell Leyshon and Stephen McAnena
  • 2003 The Skategrinder by Celia Bryce
  • 2002 The Waltzer by Rhiannon Tise
  • 2001 Electricity by Murray Gold
  • 2000 A Matter of Interpretation by Peter Morgan
  • 1999 Skin Deep by Ben Cooper
  • 1998 The Earthquake Girl by Katie Hims
  • 1997 Holy Secrets by John Waters
  • 1997 Wilde Belles by Rosemary Kay
  • 1996 I Love You Jimmy Spud by Lee Hall
  • 1995 Daisy the Cow who Talked by Gerry Stembridge
  • 1995 Kissing the Gargoyle by James Stock
  • 1994 The Long Hot Summer of '76 by Gabriel Gbadamosi

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