Radio Drama Festival

The Festival 2024:
The Accomplishment of Many Years

We are celebrating 10 years of the UK International Audio Drama Festival this year.

Entries are now invited for full length and short form work in any language and from any country for consideration for inclusion in the festival.

Awards will be made for full length work, short form work and for the work which receives the most votes from the audience.

Click here to fill out the application form: 2024 Application Form.

Or download the form below and email it to us at

The regulations can be accessed here: 2024 Regulations. 

The closing date for entries is 19 January 2024.

The Festival takes place in Canterbury at Canterbury Cathedral Lodge from 25 – 29 March 2024 and we look forward to welcoming producers and audience alike for an exciting and stimulating week of listening and discussion.


…being at the festival is like travelling elsewhere without having to undergo the hassle of airport security

Kate Chisholm

March 2019

The Speak Softly Shop

 A season of newly made shortform dramas from around the world. Created as a response to the pandemic, they are a powerful reminder of the versatility of audio drama as an art form. Covid 19 made us postpone the 2020 festival but it brought this extraordinary cycle of work.