Winner 1979

Henny Penny Playwrighting Contest

Children`s Radio Theatre

Children ages 5-13 wrote the scripts and actors performed the selected plays just as they were written. Children’s Radio Theatre earns a Peabody Award for Henny Penny Playwrighting Contest, an outstanding example of what children’s radio can and should be. This was a unique combination of contest, call-in and drama utilizing the human ability of imagination, a human trait that is all to infrequently recognized and encouraged in radio.