20 Minute Audio Plays

Best Short Radio Plays 2021

Short on time and craving some audio entertainment? Dip into our handy playlist of audio dramas and comedies of 20 minutes or less. Our collection of short radio comedies and short audio dramas is the perfect playlist to dip into for a quick burst of entertainment. Our handy playlist of 20 minute audio plays includes all our short radio plays.

20 Minute Audio Plays

Our short audio plays are great for a quick audio drama fix. Some are suitable for use in education with older children. For more details on any of our plays, or to leave us a comment to tell us which you consider the best short radio play, browse our catalogue.

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1101 Wellington Way audio drama by Viv Lermond
Wireless Theatre Ltd Audio Drama
1101 Wellington Way
  • 1101 Wellington Way

    1101 Wellington Way

    Jun 10, 2021 • 00:13:24

    1101 Wellington Way. New audio drama from Vivian Lermond. A nosey neighbour and a watermain burst brings an unpleasant revelation for the new tenant at Wellington Way in this new play by Vivian Lermond. Performed by Glen Dickson, Karen Fraser and Titch McClean

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    Apr 24, 2020 • 00:15:52

    The world’s first Tourettes Snooker player – and he’s in the world final. Will he be able to stay quiet with all the tension? Short story from Wireless Theatre, performed by Joseph Elmo Snow. Contains strong language.

  • A Brief History Of The Pekka and Strangebone Talent Agency [Audio Comedy]

    A Brief History Of The Pekka and Strangebone Talent Agency [Audio Comedy]

    Feb 7, 2017 • 00:05:17

    A brief history of the Pekka and Strangebone Talent Agency, which dates back as far as the middle agencies. Read by the ever unusual Fred Strangebone. #weirdcomedy #audiocomedy #audiopodcast #strangehumour #darkhumour

  • A Friend in Me

    A Friend in Me

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:16:54

    A Friend in me. 13 year old John meets a young girl and they quickly become friends. Little do they know what a unique and life changing friendship it will turn into… This play is in memory of Marsha Daniels. Starring: Paul Thomas, Faye Honeysett, Reuben Anderson and Neil Frost

  • A Funny Old Business

    A Funny Old Business

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:15:20

    Short radio comedy. Join an eclectic group of enthusiastic comedy students, and a Dalek, as they seek out their funny bones and duck the punch lines at Robert Mugabe University (Formerly Hackney Polytechnic for the Academically Less Gifted). starring Richard Rycroft (Game of Thrones)

  • A Normal Night

    A Normal Night

    Apr 24, 2020 • 00:12:41

    Simon has had a horrific childhood which he considers to be the reason behind being filled with desire for his girlfriend's 17 year old sister, Jenny. Tonight she's staying over.

  • Ariadne and Leonora

    Ariadne and Leonora

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:13:02

    Ariadne and Leonora. Meet Leonora, the mentally abusive Australian life coach and Ariadne, the Greek Footballers wife who tells us about her bitchy life as a WAG – recently seen in the smash hit show WAG The Musical! Written and performed by Alyssa Kyria

  • Davis and McQuillan

    Davis and McQuillan

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:17:37

    Davis and McQuillan welcome you to the tale of Hoight Flagrin and Jack Else, two musical forces destined for great things. Just not necessarily together… Do you want to find out more? Yes. Yes you do. Described as 'The Mighty Boosh but even funnier'

  • Dead London

    Dead London

    Apr 16, 2020 • 00:20:16

    Based on H.G. Wells’s classic tale of Martian invasion, DEAD LONDON sees humanity defeated by a superior military force from another world. Recorded on location at Horsell Common, Surrey, and featuring Brian Blessed as the Voice of the Martians, DEAD LONDON was the winning entry in the 2013 War of…

  • Dream Me a Winter

    Dream Me a Winter

    Apr 25, 2020 • 00:11:20

    Dream Me a Winter was written for the Old Vic 24 Hour Plays Celebrity Gala 2006, which saw six selected writers asked to each write a ten minute play from scratch over one night which the casts then have to learn and perform the following evening. starring Tamsin Outhwaite, Patricia…