John Dryden wins Best Drama Producer at the 2014 Radio Academy Production Awards.
At the award ceremony in Central London, John Dryden collected the award for BEST DRAMA PRODUCER, having been nominated for the second year running. Over the past year his productions have included: UNDERCOVER MUMBAI (BBC Radio 4, 9-14th September 2013) an original six-part, fast-paced detective thriller with an entirely India cast: THE RUSSIAN GAMBLER (BBC Radio 4, 17-24 Nov 2013) a modern-day take on Dostoyevsky’s “The Gambler” set amongst Russian oligarchs living in London: A KIDNAPPING (BBC Radio 4, 17-19 March 2014) a three-part thriller about two British teachers working at an international school in Manila who attempt to kidnap a child in their care: and THE SEVENTH TEST (BBC Radio 4, 19-30 May 2014) an adaptation of Vikas Swarup’s novel “The Accidental Apprentice” in ten parts which was recorded on location in India.
John has consistently got some of the most exciting commissions in radio drama. His productions have won many fans as well as awards, including Sony Gold Drama Awards for BLEAK HOUSE and “Q & A” (aka SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE), and a Peabody Award for THE DAY THAT LEHMAN DIED. There are few radio drama director/producers whose production style is so immediately recognisable on air.
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