Radio Writing Archive

  • KEEPING THE WOLF OUT is  my new radio drama series..two episodes about a Hungarian detective on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain in the 1960s…     Leo Bill...

    Cold War Crime

    KEEPING THE WOLF OUT is  my new radio drama series..two episodes about a Hungarian detective on the wrong side of the Iron Curtain in the 1960s…     Leo Bill...

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  • Bradley Shoreham returns!!!!   ACOUSTIC: THE CYBER SUITE IN PEMBERLEY FINANCE A ROOM FULL OF ‘TECHIES’ HARD AT WORK; TYPING ON COMPUTERS.  CHIEF GEEK TOBY DRISCOLL IS IN CHARGE. BRADLEY:...

    Red and Blue Two

    Bradley Shoreham returns!!!!   ACOUSTIC: THE CYBER SUITE IN PEMBERLEY FINANCE A ROOM FULL OF ‘TECHIES’ HARD AT WORK; TYPING ON COMPUTERS.  CHIEF GEEK TOBY DRISCOLL IS IN CHARGE. BRADLEY:...

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  • One of the best kept secrets in the world of BBC Radio is the site called Audiogo.  It’s where they sell audio books; and then some smart cookie had the...

    Radio Bookcase

    One of the best kept secrets in the world of BBC Radio is the site called Audiogo.  It’s where they sell audio books; and then some smart cookie had the...

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  •   Series 1 of Red and Blue has been and gone…I’m thrilled with the response.  And the consensus seems to be that Tim Woodward (above) stole the show as former...

    Red and Blued…

      Series 1 of Red and Blue has been and gone…I’m thrilled with the response.  And the consensus seems to be that Tim Woodward (above) stole the show as former...

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  •   Today is the broadcast date for Episode 1 of my new radio drama series RED AND BLUE.   This is a fast-talking drama about the world of military wargames...

    TX: Hearts and Minds

      Today is the broadcast date for Episode 1 of my new radio drama series RED AND BLUE.   This is a fast-talking drama about the world of military wargames...

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  • I met the Woman in Black yesterday! That’s Liz White, the actress who plays the title role in what is apparently the most successful British horror film ever. She plays...

    More about Red and Blue

    I met the Woman in Black yesterday! That’s Liz White, the actress who plays the title role in what is apparently the most successful British horror film ever. She plays...

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  • I’ve spent the last few months immersed in stories of war.   Some of them are well known  wars – I read a long account of the SAS in the...

    Future War

    I’ve spent the last few months immersed in stories of war.   Some of them are well known  wars – I read a long account of the SAS in the...

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  •   Series 2 of The Art of Deception, Philip Palmer’s 5 part drama about art forger extraordinaire Daniel Ballantyne, is available for download here.

    The Art of Deception: AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD HERE

      Series 2 of The Art of Deception, Philip Palmer’s 5 part drama about art forger extraordinaire Daniel Ballantyne, is available for download here.

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  • Philip Palmer’s series about the art of military wargames is available for download here.

    Red and Blue: AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

    Philip Palmer’s series about the art of military wargames is available for download here.

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  • Life in the Palmer Universe has been highly frenetic over the last month…I’ve been planning to do a lot more blogs but there just ain’t enough hours in the day....

    Life, Car Crashes and Everything

    Life in the Palmer Universe has been highly frenetic over the last month…I’ve been planning to do a lot more blogs but there just ain’t enough hours in the day....

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  • One of the highlights of my Eastercon just past was taking part in a writers’ workshop run by an excellent group called the T Party. Hi guys! This was a...

    Why to be a Writer

    One of the highlights of my Eastercon just past was taking part in a writers’ workshop run by an excellent group called the T Party. Hi guys! This was a...

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  • Episode 1 of my radio drama about art and lies, THE ART OF DECEPTION 2 was broadcast yesterday. And it continues every day this week – 10.45am and 7.45pm, in...

    TX: The Art of Deception

    Episode 1 of my radio drama about art and lies, THE ART OF DECEPTION 2 was broadcast yesterday. And it continues every day this week – 10.45am and 7.45pm, in...

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  • It’s now seven days till the broadcast of Series 2 of THE ART OF DECEPTION, my drama about the world of art fraud and forgery.  It tells the tale of...

    Artists Who Are Murderers: Caravaggio

    It’s now seven days till the broadcast of Series 2 of THE ART OF DECEPTION, my drama about the world of art fraud and forgery.  It tells the tale of...

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  • In a mere EIGHT DAYS time Series 2  of my radio drama THE ART OF DECEPTION will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (20th – 24th December).  A huge number...

    The Art of Deception 1: Available for Download

    In a mere EIGHT DAYS time Series 2  of my radio drama THE ART OF DECEPTION will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 (20th – 24th December).  A huge number...

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  • One last memory from the recording of The Art of Deception (see blogs below – this is series 2 of my radio drama about art fraud and art theft –...

    DC Beckett Steals the Show

    One last memory from the recording of The Art of Deception (see blogs below – this is series 2 of my radio drama about art fraud and art theft –...

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  • Actor David Schofield is the co-star (with the superb Hattie Morahan) of my radio art fraud drama The Art of Deception 2, which is recording this week (last day tomorrow)....

    Getting Away with Murder, Mr Schofield

    Actor David Schofield is the co-star (with the superb Hattie Morahan) of my radio art fraud drama The Art of Deception 2, which is recording this week (last day tomorrow)....

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  • Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

    Devils and forgers

    Just racing to complete a deadline – I’m working on the follow up book to Hell Ship.  But I managed to take some time off last week to sneak off...

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  • Gift,  my current radio drama,  has been getting some delightful responses from  friends & acquaintances, and also from the powers than be at the BBC.  It’s still available on iPlayer...

    Radio Drama: the new black?

    Gift,  my current radio drama,  has been getting some delightful responses from  friends & acquaintances, and also from the powers than be at the BBC.  It’s still available on iPlayer...

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  • I recently wrote a radio drama about medical ethics. It’s called GIFT, and I’m pleased to say it’s being broadcast this week on BBC Radio 4, 2.15pm, Tuesday 20th July....

    TX: Gift

    I recently wrote a radio drama about medical ethics. It’s called GIFT, and I’m pleased to say it’s being broadcast this week on BBC Radio 4, 2.15pm, Tuesday 20th July....

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  • On Sunday 17th January (which is tomorrow, if you’re reading this today) at 8pm, Radio 3 are repeating my adaptation of Tayeb Salih’s marvellous novel Season of Migration to the...

    TX: Season of Migration to the North

    On Sunday 17th January (which is tomorrow, if you’re reading this today) at 8pm, Radio 3 are repeating my adaptation of Tayeb Salih’s marvellous novel Season of Migration to the...

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