Month: October 2017

The Landor Space call for proposals

The Landor Space is back after a year of renovation! As part of their reopen, they are looking for play proposals for their Winter Season in January 2018 In their words: “We are looking to program new, innovative, interesting and ambitious performances from any kind (New writing, adaptations, performance art). We are truly dedicated to …

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Talos II: Science Fiction Theatre Festival – Call for Scripts

TALOS: the Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London returns on 22-25 March 2018 at the Bread & Roses Theatre. The festival is seeking submissions of plays with science fiction elements (related genres such as contemporary fantasy will also be considered). They are accepting short plays between 5 and 30 minutes long as well as one …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 October 2017

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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The role of horror in theatre: A chat with the London Horror Festival

What happens when you bring the creepy and the chilling to theatre? Or how you frighten an audience on a low-budget? Read Editor Jennifer Richards’ Q&A with the London Horror Festival to find out… Halloween – the perfect time for carving pumpkins, finding the best scary costume and… going to the theatre? Horror may not …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award now accepting applications

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: The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award now accepting applications Description: The Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust …

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Criterion Theatre new writing workshops 2018

Applications for CNW 2018 are now open for three sets of 6 workshops – Winter 2018, Spring 2018, Summer 2018. Each set of 6 workshops will welcome 6 writers to the stage of the Criterion Theatre for a sequence of highly-focused script development sessions. Course content: There are six fortnightly sessions in each workshop sequence. (If …

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Jermyn Street Theatre seeking three female playwrights for commission

In late spring 2018, Jermyn Street Theatre is reviving Noel Coward’s great Tonight at 8.30. This is the first time in London since 1936 that all nine of Coward’s one-act plays will have been performed together. Tonight at 8.30 explores themes of loneliness, relationships, family, fidelity, marriage, and performance. It does so with deep compassion …

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