Gordon Lea- Radio Drama and How to Write it 1926

Gordon Lea was a BBC radio drama director based in the Newcastle Upon Tyne station. His book ‘Radio Drama and How To Write It’ appears to be the first in the world to provide a focused guide on writing plays for the microphone.

It has a foreword by the Director of BBC Drama Productions R.E. Jeffrey and the BBC’s Managing Director, John Reith recommended that it should be distributed to every BBC production centre.

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