Welcome to the 2018 UK International Radio Drama Festival which will take place in Herne Bay, Kent from 19 – 23 March 2018.

The festival takes as its theme “From stage to air” and welcomes submissions in any language of radio dramas with some connection to the live stage.

There are prizes in three categories
a) Long form – prize of £2000 (Jury award)
b) short form – prize of £750 (jury award)
c) Audience award – vote for by listeners online and in person – £750

Submissions are FREE and welcome. Pre selection results will be announced in the middle of January 2018. We welcome submissions from independent producers and national broadcasters. Please see the regulations for information about eligibility. Regulations and entry form are available below.

We warmly welcome entrants to come with their work to the festival and to join the festival jury.