16/12/2015

Iain AJ Ross longlisted for Imison Award

UEA alumnus Iain AJ Ross has been longlisted for the Imison Award for the best original script by a writer new to radio. He was selected earlier this year for Original British Dramatists 2015, a BBC Radio 4 showcase of five plays by writers new to radio.  His Imison-nominated play, A Thing Inside A Thing Inside A Thing, was broadcast on 11th June.  Iain (pictured) had his first play performed when he was 17, and went on to study English and Creative Writing at UEA. He was a finalist in the BBC Writer’s Prize competition in 2013, and co-wrote and performed a stage show with UEA alumna Molly Naylor at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2014.  He is a musician in the bands Bearsuit and Mega Emotion. The shortlist for the Imison Award, which is worth £1,500 to the winner, will be announced on 5th January 2016, and the winner announced as part of the BBC’s Audio Drama Awards on 31st January

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