Dirk Maggs: From Hitch-Hikers Guide to Neverwhere

Date: 17.5.16

Dirk Maggs dramatised for radio Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens, Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere for Radio 4, and wrote and directed the hugely successful 2003-5 radio renaissance of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, for which he won the US Publishers Association Best Adapted Work. Dirk is a pioneer in the high-tech mixing of full-cast radio dramas, and has a prolific background in the production of quality audio dramatisations - or audio movies, as he prefers to call them. He has vast experience of writing and script adaptations, producing and directing. Previous projects he has created for radio include productions of Superman, Batman, Judge Dredd, The Amazing Spider-Man, An American Werewolf in London and Independence Day: UK.  Don’t miss a unique opportunity to hear a leader in radio production and audio technology discuss creating ‘visual’ stories in sound. Find out more about Dirk Maggs here.

Hosted by Sean Street. 

Venue: Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street, L3 8EW
Date: Tuesday 17th May
Time: 6pm