Meera Syal presenting the 2024 Audio Drama Awards

Tinniswood Award 2025 open for entries

Peter TinniswoodNominations are now open for the 2025 Tinniswood Award for original audio drama scripts broadcast (or made available online) between 1 October 2023 and 31 October 2024.

Established by WGGB and Society of Authors in memory of the writer Peter Tinniswood (pictured left), the award celebrates the very best in audio drama writing.

The £3,000 cash prize, sponsored by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society, will be presented at the BBC Audio Drama Awards in early 2025.

The deadline for nominations is midnight, 4 October 2024. Submissions will be accepted from any party (producer, broadcasting organisation, writer, agent etc).

You can make a nomination using this form. Any queries please email

Find out more about the Tinniswood Award and view past winners here.

Photo of Meera Syal presenting the 2024 BBC Audio Drama Awards: Tricia Yourkevich BBC