Dirk Maggs Chronology V1.95

By

David Williams

as

9th Feb 2013

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Dirk Maggs Born in Jersey in the 1950's
1978
Attends Studio Managers Course 19 and takes Parts I and II at the BBC
1979-81
Assistant Producer Television Presentation
1979
Starts Work Loading Panavision magazines on a Donald Sutherland feature
1982
Gets Married & has 3 children in the end
1985
World Service popular Music producer
1986

Starts as Radio 2 Promotions Producer

1987 Thunderbirds for Children in Need
1988

Death Rides The Airwaves

1988
1988
1988
1988
1988
1988
1988
Stops Being Radio 2 promotions producer
1988
Starts as Radio Light Entertainment producer
1989

The News Huddlines Series 25

1989
1989
1989
1989
1989
1989
1989
1990
1990

The News Huddlines Series 27

1990
1990
1990

The News Huddlines Series 28

1991
1991
1991
1991
1991
1991
1992
1992
1992
Dirkís recreations of classic Marx Brothers radio shows, Flywheel, Shyster & Flywheel win Gold Medal at the New York International Festival
1992
1992
1992
1992
1992
1993
1993
Superman: Doomsday & Beyond voted Spoken Word Audio of The Year by the U.S. Publisherís Weekly
1993
1993
1994
1994
Superman: Doomsday & Beyond won Audie Award for Best Dramatisation by the American Booksellers Association.
1994
1994
1994
1995
1995
The Amazing Spider-Man nominated for the 1995 Writers Guild Award for Best Dramatisation.
1995
1995
1995
1995
1995
Dirkís production of Judge Dredd won the 1995 Talkie Award for Best Production.
1995
Stops Being Radio Light Ent producer
1995
Dirk Leaves the BBC to go freelance
1996
Dirk Forms Audio Movies Ltd at The Soundhouse with partners Paul Deeley and Phil Horne
1996
1996
1996
1996
Independence Day UK, No1 Selling Spoken Word Cassette in the Bookseller Chart, won Talkie Award for Best Production.
1997
"American Werewolf" production won the 1997 Talkie Award for Best TV/ Film Adaptation.
1997
Dirkís script for "American Werewolf" nominated for the Writers Guild Award for Best Dramatisation
1997
1997
1997
1997
1997
Devised and produced The Jasper Carrott Trial, which immediately transferred to BBC TV.
1998
1998
1998
1998
1998
1999
The Directors Guild of Great Britain invite Dirk to give a seminar on his work at the Actors Centre in London
1999
Dirkís adaptation of Voyage, Stephen Baxterís best selling novel about a NASA Mars mission won the Talkie Award for Best Use of Music.
1999
1999
1999
1999
1999
1999
1999
2000
Awarded a Sony Bronze Award for Best Drama, Dirkís adaptation of Voyage, Stephen Baxterís best selling novel about a NASA Mars mission
2000
2000
2000 The Flump
2000
2000
2000
2001
Dirk Maggs searches the Internet, falls off his chair on finding a page on an old website of mine with info on him for his Voyage work
2001
Dirk Maggs site created, because I could find no other site about this radio director
2001
2001
2001
2002
Goon Again - 50th Anniversary Goon Show The 2002 best comedy award from the spoken word producers association
2002
2002
2002

Agatha Christie's The Gates of Baghdad

2002
2002
2002
Bunn and Coeen Mother.
2002
Dirk Maggs website hits 9517 hits in July 2002
2002
2002
2002
2002
Dirk Maggs website hits 18431 hits in December 2002
2003
2003
2003
2003
2003
Night Class Bronze award in the Comedy category of the 2003 Sony Radio awards
2003
Dirk Maggs website hits 23465 hits in March 2003
2003
2003
Dirk Maggs website hits 27343 hits in June 2003
2003
Website stops using web counters, ( got site logs for that and they are all mine ha ha ha )
2003
2004
2004
2004
Douglas Adams at the BBC cd set released
2004
Misery Dirk was the adaptor only
2004
2004
2004
2005
2005
2005
2006
2006
2006
2006
2007
2007 On the Blog
2007 Dirk Gently Series 1
2007 Henry's Girls
2007 A Night in the Ukraine
2007 Neither Here nor There
2007 Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy US Publishers Association Best Adapted Work
2007 Tortoise
2008 On The Blog 2
2008 The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists
2008 Dirk Gently Series 2
2008 Three Agatha Christie Mysteries Audiofile Golden Earphones Award
2008 The Johnny Cash Hi-Jack Roadshow
2008 Boscobel
2008
Growning up with the Goons
2009 The Hour The Music Died
2009
2009 Mugsborough 1917
2009 Mugsborough 1926
2009 The Adventures of Sexton Blake-Detective!
2010 Badfellas
2011 The Death of Tom Inglis
2011 Washington 9/11
2012 The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Radio Show, Live! Tour
2012 No known radio productions made in 2012....
2013 Neverwhere
   

 

 

 

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