Cooking up a victory | Radio award for In And Out Of The Kitchen

Cooking up a victory

Radio award for In And Out Of The Kitchen

Miles Jupp and Justin Edwards’ Radio 4 sitcom In And Out Of The Kitchen has been honoured at the BBC Audio Drama awards.

The show, about a perfectionist culinary writer  and his more laid-back partner, was named best scripted comedy-drama.

Edwards wrote the episode shortlisted, although the series was created by Jupp. A fourth season aired last summer, soon after a TV adaptation for BBC Four was dropped after three episode

It had been up against the finale of Cabin Pressure by John Finnemore and The Dad Who Fell to Earth, by Toby Hadoke.

Meanwhile, the award for best scripted comedy with a live audience went to Reluctant Persuaders. The Radio 4 series about the worst advertising agency in London was written by Edward Rowett.

Fellow nominees were Dead Ringers and The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Macbeth Rebothered, 

June Whitfield was honoured with a lifetime achievement award for more than 70 years in radio drama and comedy.

She said: ‘It really does feel like a lifetime - I first worked for BBC radio in the 1940s. Thank you so much BBC for this much-appreciated award.’

Published: 1 Feb 2016

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