The BBC Norman Beaton Fellowship (NBF) is a flagship initiative run by Radio Drama as a key part of its (((soundstart))) actor talent events.

Norman Beaton 800pxIts aim is to broaden the range of actors available to Radio Drama producers across the UK by encouraging applicants from non-traditional training backgrounds. 

Each year the BBC Norman Beaton Fellowship seeks to find a broad and diverse range of new acting talent, particularly from those who may not have easy access to conventional routes into radio drama.

For more information, please visit www.bbc.co.uk/soundstart

“The Norman Beaton Fellowship is an excellent opportunity for any actor who wants to find their voice and be heard.”
Shaheen Khan, actor ( BBC NBF Judge, 2014)