I’ll never forget the first ever conversation I had with the nervous man who would end up editing a series of documentaries about religion I was making. “Nice to meet you”, he said before apologising, “I’m afraid I’m not very religious.” “Not religious” I replied, “or not interested in religion.” Because, while I can […]
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About Anna Mcnamee
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“May you live in interesting times!” are the words ancient Chinese sages apparently used to curse their enemies. Somewhat inauspicious then, perhaps, that they’re also the words that sprung most readily to mind when I reviewed the results of the Sandford St Martin Trust’s first public survey on the state of religious, ethical and spiritual broadcasting today. “Interesting […]
Recent blog posts
- When Religion Makes the News December 7, 2016
- Not sure you’ve got what it takes to win a Sandford St Martin Award in 2017? Read this… November 17, 2016
- Is Religious Broadcasting Fit for Purpose? September 5, 2016
Why good religious programmes = good programming
“All programme-makers are ultimately looking for good stories to tell. And audiences are looking for good stories to watch. And there are few richer repositories of stories than the world's faiths and the extraordinary ways that human beings have attempted to find meaning through them."
Broadcaster and Editor of Private Eye, whose programme "When Bankers Were Good" won a Sandford Award in 2012.
For more information about previous winners go to our Awards Archive. If you want to enter your programme for a 2017 Award, you have until February 3rd. Full details are on our Awards page.