We're delighted to announce that our jury chair for 2020 is Jack Klaff.
Jack has worked in radio as an actor, presenter and writer for half a century. His radio roles have included Elgar, Wilde, Spode, Macbeth, Oberon, Byron, Jung, JFK, Neil Armstrong, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Sea Wolf and Quasimodo.
Jack’s readings have included Phantom of the Opera, Tynan’s Diaries, several JM Coetzee novels, The Alexandria Quartet and The Bluffers’ Guides. He has presented for LBC, Radio London, Radio 3 and Radio 4.
As a radio writer, his credits include radio sketches, talks and dramas, including his solo show Nagging Doubt.
His awards and nominations have included the Jack Hargreaves Prize for Innovative television, a Golden Rose of Montreux, a Herald Archangel for his one-man-shows, two Fringe Firsts, a Tinniswood for Radio Writing and two Sony Silver Certificates for Radio Acting.
We are delighted to have a jury chair who brings such a breadth as well as depth of experience to the role and are looking forward to some stimulating discussions.
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