Competitions

ChewBoy Productions seeking submissions for ‘The Quarantine Collective’

ChewBoy Productions are now accepting submissions for their online gallery the ‘Quarantine Collective’. In light of recent events, they are seeking any creative work that has been created in or is inspired by self isolation and quarantine to help bring creatives together in one place. The aim of the scheme is to run several times …

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AboutFACE Theatre open for submissions for new writing festival

AboutFACE Theatre hold an annual new writing festival in Dublin each year. Four plays are selected for the rehearsed readings which take place at Smock Alley and the Civic Theatre in November. The festival is open to all Irish residents, and people of Irish descent who are living in the UK, and USA.  Writers are asked …

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Carnon Downs Drama Group looking for one act scripts (prize £100)

Carnon Downs Drama Group is looking for new script writers to enter their one act play competition as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations! The winning play will be performed by their cast in Truro from 1st to 3rd and on 10th October and the writer will win £100. Entries should be 40-50 minutes in length and never performed …

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Voices in the Dark 2020 call out for 6 short plays

Following the success of their inaugural new writing initiative Voices In The Dark 2018, they are now accepting submissions for Voices in The Dark 2020 #TakeTwo. After a nationwide call-out, Voices in the Dark 2020 will feature a selection of 6 short plays from emerging writers that seek to explore some of the most pertinent …

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Lemon House require scripts on sex and intimacy for night of rehearsed readings

This opportunity is currently on hold, please do not submit.  Lemon House are hosting a night of rehearsed readings called Behind Closed Doors at an East London theatre on 8th June, showcasing work by writers of underrepresented genders (this includes cis women, trans women, trans men, non-binary people, and those who are otherwise marginalised). This …

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Full Disclosure Theatre now accepting submissions for special PRIDE edition of XPOSED

Full Disclosure Theatre are now accepting submissions for a special PRIDE edition of XPOSED, which will be staged at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 14th June. The new writing night of short plays has enjoyed sold out audiences and continues to reveal the naked and entertaining truths about queer life. XPOSED will feature a selection of …

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Call out for all writers – win a paid development commission with Audible

Following the success of WriterSlam with Amazon Studios, they are partnering with their sister company, Audible, to find new and exciting projects that are perfectly suited for audio. With over 400,000 audiobooks, Audible Original dramas, podcasts and short stories, Audible are constantly on the hunt for new writing talent. They’re looking for new voices who …

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Call out for 400th anniversary Mayflower themed ideas at the Albany theatre

2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth UK to Plymouth Massachusetts. Rotherhithe in Southwark is one of 11 destinations across the UK that will commemorate this exceptional voyage as part of The Mayflower 400 programme, with an exciting programme of events, public art and wider content exploring the themes …

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Pint-Sized Plays 2020 writing competition open for applications (fee £5.50)

Pint-sized Plays 2020 Writing Competition is  now in its 13th year. The Pint-sized Plays competition has become one of the leading international competitions for 5-10 minute plays.  Plays must have only two or three actors in a play and be capable of being performed in the bar area of a pub, with only such props …

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