Tim Jackson is a versatile dramatist with numerous radio-writing credits. His work includes love stories, biographies and thrillers.
His dramatic writing has helped bring scientific controversies to a wider audience. With radio producer Janet Whitaker he has explored the complexity of altruism and the controversy of ivory poaching. For former Archers producer Vanessa Whitburn he wrote a 30 episode environmental thriller series exploring the conflict between environment and development.
He has also collaborated closely with drama producer Peter Leslie Wild and documentary producer Rosie Boulton to pioneer new forms of drama-documentary for radio, focusing on the works of artists, writers, and musicians.
Awards for Tim’s radio work include the following: Variations won the 2007 Grand Prix Marulić and was long-listed for the 2008 Sony awards; The Language of Flowers won the 2004 Prix Marulić; The Cry of the Bittern won a Public Awareness of Science (PAWS) Drama Award in 1997; A Rose on the Obverse was a finalist in the Sunday Times Student Drama Festival in 1985.