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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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.

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