I got another credit on BBC Radio 7’s Newsjack this week – a gag and my very first sketch! You can hear the show here – and below is the original script for the sketch in question (it was edited for the show). I’ve left it laid out as you lay out radio scripts (apparently. I had to go to the BBC Writers’ Room website to find out how to do so). Anyway, hope you like :).
MILES This week, Yale University signed an agreement with Peru to return thousands of Inca artefacts. The event has sent cultural shockwaves throughout the world – extending even to Britain, where we understand the following exchange took place at the Peruvian Embassy in London.
FX PERUVIAN MUSIC (PANPIPES ETC). OFFICE ATMOS
AMBASSADOR You know what we want, Senor/a.
GOVT OFFICIAL Of course, Mr Ambassador. It’s just… Well, we’ve grown awfully fond of him.
AMBASSADOR I understand. He is adorable. But he belongs to us.
GOVT OFFICIAL You see, Paddington Bear…