John Dryden is a multi-award winning writer, director and executive producer. He is responsible for three of the most successful fiction podcast released in recent years – the mystery thriller PASSENGER LIST, the historical fantasy, TUMANBAY and the science fiction thriller THE CIPHER. He has written and directed many award-winning audio drama series for BBC radio including the original thrillers SEVERED THREADS, PANDEMIC, THE RELUCTANT SPY and the highly successful audio drama version of TUMANBAY. John is also half of the Walker Dryden writing team whose novels include the THE CITY OF A THOUSAND FACES and THE POISON THRONE, both published by Orion. John is married to the writer Ayeesha Menon and they often work together on their audio fiction projects through their company Goldhawk Productions.