Kimberley Andrews

Zodiak Kids Writers Award

In partnership with BBC Writersroom and NI Screen, Zodiak Kids Studios is looking for the most exciting writers with a strong connection to Northern Ireland to develop an original Children’s comedy television series, with a particular focus on CBBC. With an established production base in Northern Ireland, Zodiak Kids Studios is looking to find the next …

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BBC Continuing Drama Directors’ Scheme – EastEnders & Holby City

BC Drama and Directors UK are delighted to announce the next round of this year’s Continuing Drama New Directors’ Training Scheme. Following the success of this collaboration since its inception in 2015, this year will see nine drama directors mentored on some of BBC Studios’ continuing drama series. In previous years this has included Doctors, EastEnders, River City, Holby City and Casualty. As …

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Talos III: Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London – accepting submissions

TALOS III: SCIENCE FICTION THEATRE FESTIVAL OF LONDON, 2-8 December 2019 “Talos is the first science fiction theatre festival of London, the UK and, to our knowledge, Europe, and it’s currently in its third year. Talos III invites theatre companies and self-producing theatremakers to submit proposals for full length shows of 50 to 60 minutes. …

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Playwriting workshop at Arcola Theatre to coincide with UK premiere of Anna Bella Eema

The Arcola is  producing the UK premiere of Anna Bella Eema by Lisa D’Amour (Pulitzer Prize finalist and New Orleans’ leading living playwright) in September at Arcola Theatre, London.  To coincide with the production, Lisa D’Amour will be coming to the UK and giving a talk at the Arcola on 13 September and running a …

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RoundPeg accepting new writing submissions on theme of extinction for HATCH

RoundPeg are looking for script submissions which explore the theme of Extinction for their new writing night, HATCH. Performances will be on the 22 and 23 September at the Drayton Arms Theatre. In a world which feels so uncertain –     politically, environmentally, economically and socially – we ask what does the future hold? And …

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Bigfoot by Moonlight Play Festival accepting submissions

Stemming from traditional legends and myths and adapting to a multicultural world, the Bigfoot by Moonlight Play Festival is a call to our audiences and artists to celebrate and share stories from our own back yard that define and challenge the essence and perceptions of who we are as a diverse community of storytellers and …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 23 August 2019

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 16 August 2019

Want to support LPB? Become a member! Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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Scene 1: a Loughton (Essex)-based writers’ & actors’ group

Interested in a group for playwrights/actors in Loughton in Essex, UK at the eastern end of the London Underground Central Line? The aim would be to have regular meetings where both newbie and experienced playwrights can have their plays read for an audience of group members by actors and then receive constructive feedback with a …

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