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Nominees for the Charles Parker Prize being interviewed by Sara Parker

Here are photos of the ten nominees for the 2021 Charles Parker Prize, on a Zoom call with Sara Parker (top right).  A video of this call will be broadcast on Facebook live on Friday 16 April, and the five …
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Charles Parker Prize 2021 to be awarded on 16 April: announcement of nominees

On this anniversary of Charles Parker’s birth it is our pleasure to announce the top ten prize nominees for this year’s Charles Parker Prize. Congratulations to (in no particular order): The Bathing Place – Hunter Charlton, Goldsmiths, University of London …
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Link to video of event marking the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death

A special online event took place on Tuesday 8 December 2020 to mark the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death and launch the annual student radio feature prize named in his honour – The Charles Parker Prize  The event focused …
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Tune in on Tuesday 8 December to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death

There will be a special online event on Tuesday 8 December 2020 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death and launch the annual student radio feature prize named in his honour – The Charles Parker Prize  The event …
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Event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death on Tuesday 8 December

There will be a special online event on Tuesday 8 December 2020 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Charles Parker’s death and launch the annual student radio feature prize named in his honour – The Charles Parker Prize  Charles Parker was …
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Charles Parker Prizewinners to feature on Radio 4 from 10 to 14 August 2020

New Storytellers on Radio 4 Five short documentary pieces from this year’s Charles Parker Prizewinners will be broadcast at 1:45pm each day Monday 10 to Friday 14 August on BBC Radio 4.  Each episode in the series will be available …
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Winners of the 2020 Charles Parker Prize announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2020 Charles Parker Prize. The Gold Award, as announced on 3 April, goes to Alexandra Morgan.  The other four prizewinners are Gabriel Green, Lewis Harrower, Charlotte Hurrell and Richard Queree. The …
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Gold Award documentary from 2019 repeated on Radio 4 this week

On Tuesday 7 April the Gold Prizewinner Sian Medford wrote on Facebook: “Live now on BBC Radio 4  is my award winning 2019 Charles Parker Prize radio documentary ‘A Young Sel In A Small Town’.   A year ago today winning …
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Nominees for the 2020 Charles Parker Prize announced

Owing to the current Covid-19 emergency, the full results of the Charles Parker Award 2020 cannot at this moment be published.  As last year, BBC Radio 4 will be broadcasting the five top submissions in their New Storytellers strand later …
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Prizewinning documentary repeated on Radio 4 this week

On Tuesday 31 March, the 2019 Charles Parker Prizewinner Rhys Gunter tweeted: “Right now on BBC Radio 4 you can hear a replay of my documentary, ‘My Life After Grenfell’.   The surivivors of Grenfell have been through things that words …
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