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Wederik De Backer

Wederik De Backer is an award-winning Belgian radio maker, specializing in radio drama, satire and radio documentary.

He has produced documentary features and audio plays for the major radio broadcasters in Belgium, the US, the Netherlands and Germany. In 2017, he asked residents of a working class neighborhood in Ghent, about their stories and anecdotes about the place. Based on these interviews he wrote the audio drama Almanak, which won awards at the prestigious European Prix Europa Prize, the Grand Prix Nova in Romania, the UK International Radio Drama Festival in England, The International Sarah Awards in New York and the Prix Marulic in Croatia. Find more work from Wederik here.

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Purple Rain

“Mihai” – a pseudonym he chose himself – has a lifelong history of drugs and psychosis.