20/01/2016

Iain AJ Ross shortlisted for Imison Award

UEA alumnus Iain AJ Ross has been included on the shortlist of three for the 2016 Imison Award for the best original script by a writer new to radio. He was selected last 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 winner of the Imison Award, which is worth £1,500, will be announced as part of the BBC’s Audio Drama Awards on 31st January

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