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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: BBC Caroline Aherne Bursary Description: BBC Comedy Commissioning in partnership with BBC Writersroom and BBC …

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New members’ resources and updated website!

We’re super excited to let you know that we’ve updated our members’ site and made it easier to use! This is work in progress and we’re currently busy building up our member resource maximise the support we can give you on your playwriting journey! We’d like to thank everyone who has supported us so far …

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Everyman Playhouse accepting submissions for Scratch Studio

On a monthly basis, theatre-makers from across the North West are invited to present short extracts of new work and the audience get a chance to offer their thoughts on how these exciting new ideas might develop. Got something to scratch? Come try out new work in their monthly Scratch Studio session, an opportunity to try …

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Little Wonder Radio Plays accepting submissions

Little Wonder Radio Plays are an anglophone full cast audio drama production company based in Paris. Little Wonder is an Artist’s Collective, a group of professionally trained writers, actors, director, musicians, editors and artists who, amongst other things, come together to produce twice monthly radio plays.  Their plays are free to listen to and download from iTunes. It is an …

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Writer in Residence for Dorset Libraries with The Arts Development Company open for applications (paid)

Dorset Library Service, in partnership with The Arts Development Company is delivering a new programme of arts development in two Dorset libraries.  The programme is called Libraries as Cultural Hubs and has received funding from Arts Council England and The National Lottery. We are seeking experienced and socially engaged professional writers who can offer exciting and inclusive residencies. …

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Shorts @ The Canal open for submissions

After the successful run of “Shorts @ the Canal” back in May and with “The Twilight Hour” currently in production,  Canal Shorts are inviting all writers to submit a play no longer than 20-minute, to be performed at the award-winning Canal CafeTheatre,  a renowned comedy and theatre venue in London. How it works: A selection process …

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The Salon: Collective inviting writers to partner for ACE funding

The salon:collective is inviting connections from playwrights who are preparing to apply for an ACE project grant and seeking a professional development partner. What they offer: A professional partner with experience in producing, directing and dramaturgy, to support you through your development process. Initially, we they provide free support and mentoring to see you through …

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Just Some Theatre accepting submissions for 2019 production

Just Some Theatre are looking for new play scripts. After successful Arts Council funded tours and London runs including Coward (2013) and The Doppel Gang (2015/17), they are looking for fresh projects with a view to produce in 2019. “We focus on new writing, and strive for high production values and immersive design. We are …

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Cuckoo Bang accepting submissions for BITS new writing night

Cuckoo Bang have just opened their latest submissions for 10-20 min pieces or extracts (scripted, devised or anything in between!) for their new writing night BITS which is continuing at The White Bear in Kennington on July 16th and September 10th. They are also launching at new venue, Streatham Space Project on September 24th and are …

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