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Dec 9, 2016 @ 4:03pm
RT @colmcoyne: This is an amazing radio doc; and now with subtitles! A must-listen. https://t.co/FRiCUcXBus
Dec 9, 2016 @ 12:33pm
Deadline alert! 2 weeks left to apply for the Radio and Audio Funding Award #RAFA. All other awards deadlines are on the 31st January 2017
Dec 8, 2016 @ 7:58pm
RT @realstoriesdocs: A father. A daughter. A bloody past. Follow the reunion of Louis and Sabrina van Schoor. Click for full doc: https://t… whickersworld photo

THE LEGACY

Alan left a very generous legacy for the promotion of curiosity in programme making.

He wanted to stimulate and empower talent that might otherwise never find its place in the is highly competitive industry. His foundation launches at a time when television funding for documentaries is at an all-time low and yet interest in the form is growing a pace in cinemas across the country.

Alan_W

“I ALWAYS WANTED TO WRITE,

I ALWAYS WANTED TO TRAVEL”