BBC Audio Drama Awards 2022 finalists

Best Actor 
Edmund Davies, The Pursuits Of Darleen Fyles. Director Pauline Harris, BBC Audio Drama North
Simon Russell Beale, Folk. Director Sue Roberts, BBC Audio Drama North
Giles Terera, The Meaning Of Zong. Director Tom Morris, Jonx Productions

Best Actress
Juliet Aubrey, Dead Weather. Director Nicolas Jackson, Afonica
Jasmine Hyde, Little Blue Lines. Director Gemma Jenkins, BBC Audio Drama London
Amanda Lawrence, Folk. Director Sue Roberts, BBC Audio Drama North

Best Supporting Performance 
Paul Chahidi, Rodgers and Hart and Hammerstein. Director Abigail le Fleming, BBC Audio Drama London
Claire Price, Dead Weather. Director Nicolas Jackson, Afonica
Joanne Whalley, Sweeney Todd And The String of Pearls. Director Rosalind Ayres, Jarvis & Ayres Productions

Marc Beeby Award For Best Debut Performance
Ray Castleton, Cornerstone. Director Gemma Jenkins, BBC Audio Drama London
Saran Morgan, Release. Director John Norton, BBC Cymru Wales
Jacoba Williams, Precious Little Thing. Director Anastasia Osei-Kuffour, Feral

Best Original Single Drama
Dead Weather, by Hattie Naylor. Producer Nicolas Jackson, Afonica
Life Is A Radio In The Dark, by Will Eno. Producer Sally Avens, BBC Audio Drama London
You & Me, by Dan Rebellato. Producers Polly Thomas and Eloise Whitmore, Naked Productions

Best Original Series Or Serial   
Life Lines, by Al Smith. Producer Sally Avens, BBC Audio Drama London
London Particular, by Nick Perry. Producer Sasha Yevtushenko, BBC Audio Drama London
The System, by Ben Lewis. Producer Kirsty Williams, BBC Scotland

Best Adaptation
Jungle Book, by Rudyard Kipling, adapted by Ayeesha Menon. Producers Nadir Khan & Ayeesha Menon, Goldhawk Productions
Mr Waring Of The BBC, adapted from various sources by Freddie Phillips. Producer Gemma Jenkins, BBC Audio Drama London
The Rainbow, by DH Lawrence, adapted by Linda Marshall Griffiths. Producer Nadia Molinari, BBC Audio Drama North

Best Scripted Comedy (Long-form)
Bridget Christie: Mortal, by Bridget Christie. Producer Carl Cooper, BBC Studios
God Squad, by Jack Chisnall and Barney Fishwick. Producer David Tyler, Pozzitive
Olga Koch: OK Computer, by Olga Koch, Charlie Dinkin and Rajiv Karia. Producer Benjamin Sutton, BBC Studios

Best Scripted Comedy (Sketch Show)
Drop The Dead Panda, by Evelyn Mok, Ken Cheng, Amille Jampa-Ngoen, Vivian Xie, Joanne Lao, Bruce Tang, producer Sam Michell, BBC Studios
Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast, by Gemma Arrowsmith. Producer Victoria Lloyd, BBC Studios
Sound Heap, by John-Luke Roberts, with Cariad Lloyd, Charlie George, Deborah Frances-White, Gareth Gwynn, Katherine Parkinson, Katy Brand, Ken Cheng, Kieran Hodgson, Paddy Gervers, Ruth Bratt, Saima Ferdows, Sooz Kempner, Amy Gledhill & Chris Cantrill, Tom Allen, Tom Neenan and Toussaint Douglass, producer Ed Morrish, Lead Mojo

Best Podcast Audio Drama
Blis-ta, by Sonya Hale, producer Mimi Findlay, Clean Break
The Cipher, by Brett Neichin and Janina Matthewson. Producers John Scott Dryden and Emma Hearn, Goldhawk Productions
Passenger List series two, by John Scott Dryden, Lauren Shipman, Meghan Fitzmartin, Janina Matthewson, Sarah Lotz, Mark Henry Phillips, producers John Scott Dryden and Emma Hearn, Goldhawk Productions

Best European Audio Drama
Down, By Law, by Mila Čuljak. Producer Katja Šimunić, HRT Croatian Radio
The Lion, by Martin Algus, adapted by Andres Noormets. Producer Andres Noormets, ERR Estonian Public Broadcasting
Nutshell, by Ian McEwan, adapted by Eva Blechová. Producer Klará Novotná, CZR Czech Radio

Best Use Of Sound
Creation Of The Birds. Composed and produced by Sami El-Enany, Falling Tree
The Meaning Of Zong. Sound by Jon Nicholls, Jonquil Panting, Giles Terera. Producer Jonquil Panting, Jonx Productions
U.ME: the Musical. Sound by Steve Levine. Producers Lewis Borg-Cardona and Steve Levine, Magnum Opus Broadcasting

Imison Award 2022
The Chronicles Of Wild Hollow, by Harvey Badger, Angus Maxwell and Christian Powlesland. Producer – Shouting Is Funny for Spotify
Lemonade Lads, by Faebian Averies. Producer James Robinson, BBC Cymru Wales for BBC Radio 4
Welcome To Medpatch, by Kev Core. Producer Gary Brown, BBC Audio Drama North for BBC Radio 4
Yellow Lips, by Katie Redford. Producer Tracey Neale, BBC Audio Drama London for BBC Radio 4

Tinniswood Award 2022
Blis-ta by Sonya Hale. Producer Mimi Findlay, Clean Break for Spotify
Life Is A Radio In The Dark, by Will Eno. Producer Sally Avens, BBC Audio Drama London for BBC Radio 3
The Piper, by Vickie Donoghue and Natalie Mitchell. Producers Kate Rowland and Russell Finch, Somethin’ Else for BBC Sounds

The judging panel of industry experts includes actors Adjoa Andoh, Adrian Scarborough and Monica Dolan, theatre director Michael Buffong, and critic Susannah Clapp.

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