Events

New theatre scratch night in Manchester – JustOut

JustOut Theatre are starting their very first regular scratch night in Manchester beginning on the 4th March 2020, and they would love to hear from writers based in the North. They are looking for scripts between 10-15 minutes, which can be self-contained or part of a larger script, and cover any theme. They pride themselves …

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Who We Are, How We Work & Breaking into the Industry – BBC Writersroom Scotland Event

Calling all Highland writers. Join the BBC Writersroom Scotland team for a Q&A on breaking into writing for TV and other BBC platforms. Chaired by Angela Galvin, Development Producer at the BBC Writersoom Glasgow base, she’ll be joined by a writer to discuss how to pitch your project, connect with Producers and work with Independent companies. We …

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BBC Contains Strong Language: Alfred Bradley Bursary winners interview – event

Alfred Bradley Bursary Award  BBC Writersroom interview with Alfred Bradley Bursary winners. The Alfred Bradley Bursary Award is a £5,000 award for Northern writers new to radio established in 1992 to commemorate the life and work of Alfred Bradley, the distinguished BBC Radio Drama producer. The writer also receives a 12 month mentorship with a BBC …

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The Progress Theatre launches two projects for aspiring playwrights

The Progress Theatre will be launching two projects for new writers this autumn. Reading Playwrightsis a set of workshops for new playwrights and Scratch Reading is an opportunity for playwrights to see their work staged. The Progress Theatre is at the Mount, off Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL and already supports new writers with its annual short play competition Writefest and their double-bill of …

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Theatre503 Literary Team Takeover: 503 Studio – summer events for writers

The 503 Literary Team is taking over Theatre503 for two weeks this summer (August 5 – 16), introducing the 503Studio, which features a series of week long courses, masterclasses and 1-2-1 dramaturgy sessions from the team, 503 Alumni and friends. There’s something for everyone – from an introduction to playwriting, prompts to get you writing …

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The Shaw Society – Evening with Bonnie Greer

Well-known American-British playwright, novelist, critic and broadcaster Bonnie Greer OBE will come to Highgate’s Lauderdale House next month for a special and intimate evening. As a national figure, Bonnie Greer is well-known to TV audiences, appearing as a panellist on programmes such as Newsnight Review and Question Time. She has served on the boards of …

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Ed Fringe Q&A and ‘Speed Dating’

Taking a show to Edinburgh Fringe 2019? Feeling somewhat daunted by the prospect? Then join Tumours for a night of Edinburgh top tips, dos and don’ts, the chance to ask questions, meet others taking shows, share show details and more…. When: 29 May 2019 at 7.30pm Where: The Treehouse, Clapham North Cost: £6.83- £7.90 Find …

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