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Listen Up! The Script Yorkshire radio drama competition.

We celebrated our 30th anniversary in 2019. But rather than have a celebratory blowout with booze and balloons, we decided to splash out on something much more fun: a radio competition for our members.

BBC producers Ciaran Bermingham and Stefan Escreet came on board to help us, with Ciaran reading every entry and selecting a shortlist of 12, from which Stefan chose the six winners he produced for us. Massive thanks to them both for all their time and expertise! Scroll down to listen to the winning plays...

Congratulations to our winners!

And a big thank you and very well done to all our entrants too; Ciaran and Stefan said it was a tough call having to select just six. So here, for your listening pleasure, are our winners' mini dramas...

Bangers and Mash and Infidelity

by Jacob Welby

A decidedly different dinner-table debate!


by Kat Rose-Martin

Painting the town a darker shade of red...

Cut Up

by Pete Goodland

A boy's life changes after a flash of steel.


by Jackie Daly

A viewing leads to a blast from the past.

Mistaken Identity

by Richard Kay

A reimagining of a remarkable true story.

Red in Tooth and Claw

by Sarah Carratt

Doorstep sales in a dog-eat-dog world.

Use of ’52-Bar Bossa’ under Creative Commons Public license courtesy of R1772 and

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