Alan Beck taught radio drama, sound theory, acting, classical literature (Latin & Greek) and civilisation, medieval theatre, and anthropology at various universities for 35 years.
RADIO DRAMA PRODUCTION - directing, acting, technical, learning & teaching, researching, styles, genres HOW TO MAKE A RADIO SOAP (SERIAL DRAMA) - five-minute episodes - group project - 'fixed-end' soap 'THE DEATH OF RADIO?' - RADIO-PHILOSOPHY FOR THE DIGITAL AGE - online book 'The Invisible Play' - B.B.C. Radio Drama 1922-1928 - online book published by Sound Journal Radio Acting, London: A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-4631-4. Available on Amazon. CLICK HERE Introduction - CLICK HERE 'Cognitive Mapping and Radio Drama' - monograph - Consciousness, Literature and the Arts Journal 'Point of listening in radio plays' - article - Sound Journal Playing By Ear: new ways of teaching and researching radio drama, Studies in Theatre Production Journal 'Fictional soundscapes', World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) 'Is radio blind or invisible? A call for a wider debate on listening-in', World Forum for Acoustic Ecology (WFAE) 'Radio Drama "Playspeak' - article - Speech and Drama, 34 (No 2) 15-20 'Developing students' voices for radio plays', Speech and Drama, Vol 46, no 1, Spring, 29-45 'Danger - the first radio play (BBC)' talk - for German Radio You've Got to Hide Your Love away: Gay Radio, Past and Present', chapter 8 in Crisell, Andrew, ed., More Than A Music Box. Radio Cultures and Communities in a Multi-Media World, 2004, Oxford: Berghahn Books - EXCERPTS 'Soundhouses and Radio Drama' - Alan Beck's Speech - RADIO DAY - Prix Italia- From the credible to the improbable. Radio between truth and fiction - Palermo, Teatro Massimo 2004 'Can't take my ears off of you: radio in the digital age and the challenge to theory-building', NEW MEDIA: NEW PRACTICES: NEW PARADIGMS Conference 23-24 FEBRUARY 2001, Staffordshire University 'Radio Drama's significant other - film' Radiodyssey Conference, Sussex University, 19-21 July 2001 'How sound is radio drama research?', address, Radio Drama Conference, 9 February 2002 Alan Beck's Key Theories on Radio, Radio Drama and Sound
Learn about radio drama on this site along with my book - Beck, Alan, Radio Acting, London: A & C Black ISBN 0-7136-4631-4. Available on Amazon. CLICK HERE.
ACTING YOU WANT TO BE AN ACTOR? - FIRST STEPS TO PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AS AN ACTOR 'ACTING 101' - FIRST YEAR ACTING TRAINING ADVICE TO ACTING TEACHERS
AIDS The unspeakable act: 'performing' AIDS deaths - Monograph
DIEPPE, NORMANDY, France - photos and history
WHAT TO SAY TO HOMOPHOBIC CHRISTIANS AND OTHERS
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