Laura Irving

Laura Irving quit a sensible job to spend a year learning about radio- she’ll graduate in November 2017.

Laura ( has been awarded a Charles Parker Prize for feature making, and the Alan Plater Screenwriting Prize. She’s broadcast on BBC Radio4 Extra, and is Soundart Radio’s selected Radia contributor this winter. She’s interested in acoustic ecology, weird sounds, stories from less heard voices, and interdisciplinary collaborations.


This hour, some of the winners of our annual Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition