Edward William "Ned" Chaillet, III ( /ˈʃaɪ.eɪ/ SHY-AY; born 29 November 1944) is a radio drama producer and director, writer and journalist.
His newspaper career began at the Washington Evening Star in 1964, interrupted by service in the U.S. Army. He then lived in Europe, founded the Free State Theater company in Maryland, and studied at the University of Maryland and California Institute of the Arts.
He moved to London in 1973 to work at The Times Literary Supplement for the editors Arthur Crook and John Gross 1974–76. He was deputy drama critic (to Irving Wardle) for The Times 1975–83. In 1983 he joined the BBC as Editor, Radio 3 Plays, before becoming a producer for BBC Radio Drama. At the same time (1983–86) he wrote drama criticism for The Wall Street Journal – Europe.
His radio programmes have received five Sony Radio Academy Awards, and the Prix Italia for Fiction in 1997. In 2005 he was nominated by the Directors Guild of Great Britain for Outstanding Achievement in Radio. In 2008 Ned started Autolycus Productions with Chris Wallis to make radio programmes for all the BBC networks.
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