PANDEMIC wins Writers’ Guild Award

At a ceremony in London last night, PANDEMIC by John Dryden was awarded the 2012 Writers’ Guild of Great Britain award for Best Radio Drama.

The three-part drama, broadcast on BBC Radio 4, is a political thriller set against a devastating worldwide viral outbreak.

The other nominees in the Radio Drama category were Jonathan Myerson and Mike walker for LIFE AND FATE, an adaptation of Vasily Grossman’s epic Russian novel and Hattie Naylor for THE DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS.

The evening culminated in a special award for creator of the TV series SHERLOCK, Steven Moffat.¬†Accepting the award, he told the London ceremony: “Write what you love. I’ve never loved anything as much as Doctor Who and Sherlock.”

WGGB Awards – Full list of Winners

BBC Coverage of the Awards

PANDEMIC – Programme Information