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Jeremy Howe

Drama Commissioning Editor | Radio 4
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Jeremy Howe is the Drama Commissioning Editor for BBC Radio 4; he is responsible for commissioning over 300 titles a year including The Archers, the Classic Serial and 190 programmes in the Afternoon Drama strand, a slot where there are more single dramas commissioned than all other BBC TV & Radio networks combined.

Recent commissions include The Barchester Chronicles, Neil Gaiman & Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens and GF Newman’s The Corrupted.

Before joining Radio 4 he was an executive producer for BBC Bristol working across both radio and TV. He series produced BBC2’s 10×10 New Directors (giving breaks to directors like Joe Wright, Sarah Gavron, Debbie Isitt and Andrea Arnold) and single films like The Falklands Play and This Little Life for BBC2. In radio he set up a drama documentary unit in Bristol producing Lockerbie on Trial, The Aeneid, Doctor Finlay, and Naples ’44. His first book, ‘mummydaddy’, was published in 2011.

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