BBC Audio Awards 2022 nominees
- Scripted Comedy: Bridget Christie: Mortal, Charles Paris, God Squad, The Musical Life Of..., Olga Koch: OK Computer, Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen?
- Sketch Show: The Damien Slash Mixtape, Drop The Dead Panda, Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast, Newsjack, The Skewer, Sound Heap
- The results will be revealed on Sunday 20th March 2022
The nominees for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2022 have been revealed. Notably Newsjack, the Radio 4 Extra sketch show which has been cancelled, is amongst the shortlists.
The comedy-related categories are below:
Best Scripted Comedy (Longform)
Bridget Christie: Mortal
By Bridget Christie, producer Carl Cooper for BBC Studios.
Charles Paris: A Deadly Habit
By Jeremy Front, from the novels of Simon Brett, producer Sally Avens for BBC Audio Drama London.
By Jack Chisnall and Barney Fishwick, producer David Tyler for Pozzitive.
The Musical Life Of...
By Dan Kiss and Dave Cribb, producers Tom Price and Dave Cribb for Rubber Chicken.
Olga Koch: OK Computer
By Olga Koch, producer Benjamin Sutton for BBC Studios.
Whatever Happened To Baby Jane Austen?
By David Quantick, producer Liz Anstee for CPL Productions.
Best Scripted Comedy (Sketch Show)
The Damien Slash Mixtape
By Daniel Barker, producer Benjamin Sutton for BBC Studios.
Drop The Dead Panda
By Evelyn Mok, Ken Cheng, Amille Jampa-Ngoen, Vivian Xie, Joanne Lau, Bruce Tang, producer Sam Michell for BBC Studios.
Gemma Arrowsmith: Emergency Broadcast
By Gemma Arrowsmith, producer Victoria Lloyd for Mighty Bunny Productions.
By Kiri Pritchard-McLean and members of the Great British public, producers Gwyn Rhys Davies and Hayley Sterling for BBC Studios.
By creator and producer Jon Holmes with members of the audience, Unusual Productions.
Sound Heap (podcast)
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 for Lead Mojo.
Elsewhere in the list of nominations Christopher Eccleston is nominated for Best Actor for his role in Murmuration, Jasmine Hyde is up for Best Actress for Little Blue Lines, and the Best Supporting Performance category features Jenny Bede (The Hauntening) and Cyril Nri (Angst!).
Precious Little Thing actor Jacoba Williams has been nominated for The Marc Beeby Award for Best Debut Performance and Mr Waring Of The BBC is in the running for Best Adaptation.
The winners will be announced on Sunday 20th March 2022.
For a full list of nominees across all categories see the BBC website.