Julia McKenzie

Head of BBC Radio Comedy
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Julia is currently the Head of BBC Radio Comedy and has produced many radio comedies including Sony Gold winning The Jason Byrne Show and French & Saunders for Radio 2 and Party, Mark Steel’s in Town, Horne Section, The Now Show and The Penny Dreadfuls Presents [comic plays], for Radio 4.

Julia has also produced Father Figure starring Jason Byrne for BBC One and a TV pilot of Party.

Before joining the department Julia worked at KISS 100, BBC GLR then BBC LONDON producing the likes of Danny Baker, Jo Brand, Mel & Sue and Simon Day.

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Julia McKenzie is appearing at the following sessions:

Motion without Pictures: Writing for Radio

Motion without Pictures: Writing for Radio

In this session, Julia McKenzie, Head of Radio Comedy at the BBC and Jeremy Howe, Head of Radio Drama join writers Neil McKay and Jack Bernhardt to discuss the benefits, challenges and myriad of opportunities available writing for radio