BBC Audio Awards 2024 nominees

Friday 22nd December 2023, 8:47am

The shortlist for the BBC Audio Drama Awards 2024 has been revealed. The nominations in the comedy categories are as follows:

Best Sitcom or Comedy Drama

Tom Walker

Call Jonathan Pie

By Tom Walker, producer Alison Vernon-Smith, Yada-Yada Audio

Kat Sadler's Screen Time. Image shows left to right: Alex (Alex Macqueen), Kat (Kat Sadler)

Kat Sadler's Screen Time

By Kat Sadler and Cameron Loxdale, producer Gwyn Rhys Davies, BBC Studios Audio

Michael Spicer: Before Next Door. Image shows left to right: Michael (Michael Spicer), Ellie Taylor

Michael Spicer: Before Next Door

By Michael Spicer, producer Matt Tiller, Starstruck Media

Mockery Manor

Mockery Manor

A podcast by Lindsay Sharman, producer Laurence Owen, Long Cat Media

Sick Note. Becca Palmerstone (Pippa Bennett-Warner). Copyright: King Bert Productions

She Stoops To Conquer

By Oliver Goldsmith, adapted by Barunka O'Shaughnessy, producer Emma Harding, BBC Cymru Wales

Where To, Mate?

Where To, Mate?

Devised by Jo Enright, Peter Slater, Abdullah Afzal, Nina Gilligan, Andy Salthouse, Keith Carter, Jason Wingard, producer Carl Cooper, BBC Studios Audio

Best Stand Up Comedy

Daliso Chaponda: Citizen Of Nowhere. Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda: Citizen Of Nowhere

By Daliso Chaponda, additional material Meryl O'Rourke, producer Carl Cooper, BBC Studios Audio

Janey Godley: The C Bomb. Janey Godley

Janey Godley: The C Bomb

By Janey Godley, producers Julia Sutherland and Richard Melvin, Dabster Productions

Maisie Adam: The Beautiful Game. Maisie Adam

Maisie Adam: The Beautiful Game

By Maisie Adam, producer Georgia Keating, BBC Studios Audio

Olga Koch

Olga Koch: OK Computer

By Olga Koch and Charlie Dinkin, producer Benjamin Sutton, BBC Studios Audio

Rob Newman

Rob Newman On Air

By Rob Newman, producer Eloise Whitmore, Naked Productions

Sarah Keyworth

Sarah Keyworth: Are You A Boy Or A Girl

By Sarah Keyworth, additional material Ruby Clyde, producer James Robinson, BBC Studios Audio

Elsewhere in the nominations Tom Walker is nominated for Best Actor for Call Jonathan Pie and Mark Heap is up for Best Supporting Performance for Kafka's Dick. Meanwhile Trust and Eat And Run are amongst the nominations in the Best Original Series or Serial category. A full list of nominations across all categories can be seen via the BBC website

The winners will be announced on Sunday 24 March 2024 in a ceremony in the Radio Theatre at BBC Broadcasting House in London.

The BBC says: "2023 marked the centenary year for audio/radio drama at the BBC. For 100 years of this unique genre, audio drama and comedy have provided enjoyment, diversion, illumination, insight and escape for listeners, evolving in approach and style as audio practitioners have responded to new ideas and technology with ingenuity, imagination and inspiration. These awards celebrate the creativity of actors, writers, directors, producers, musicians, sound designers and all who work in this vibrant art-form."

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