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World Book Night Schism
Tomorrow is World Book Night in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Billed as “the most ambitious and far-reaching celebration of adult books and reading ever attempted in the UK and Ireland”, the event follows up on World Book Day, which was yesterday in the UK and on April 23 almost everywhere else. The brainchild of Jamie Byng of Canongate, the event kicks off tonight…
Call-Out for Radio Plays
The radio play may have fallen on hard times, but interest in the form hasn’t disappeared altogether. Perhaps that’s because some writers are excited by the potential of a drama delivered entirely in sound. Curiously, the origins of the form stretch much further back than the radio. The first writer to create drama entirely for sound was Seneca the Younger, a philosopher, statesman, dramatist…
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