Month: July 2018

W&M Productions seeking kids’ plays for ‘Trick or Treat’ night

After the successful run of “Shorts @ The Canal”, “Shorts @ The Union” and with “The Twilight Hour” and a September show both currently in production, W&M Productions are inviting all writers to submit a play for their next show “Trick or Treat”, a kids show to have it’s first performance at the Hornsey Vale …

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David Higham Associates – open day for fiction writers from under-represented backgrounds

Note: This one isn’t for plays but if you’re writing a book, read on… “We’re hugely excited at David Higham to open out the way that we connect with new writers by offering ten people from under-represented backgrounds the opportunity to spend a day with us – meeting industry experts and receiving tailored feedback on their …

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Caspa Arts seeking 10-15 minute scripts for new writing night

Caspa Arts is seeking 10-15 minute scripts (1-4 handers) for a new writing night to be performed at the Phoenix Artist Club by thier students on Monday 15th October (matinee & evening)   What to submit: A 10-15 minute play around any topic (they tend to lean towards female led and working class themes). There is no …

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LPB event: How to shape inspiration into an idea

Editor Jennifer Richards is recapping our practical workshop with  Kimberley Andrews at London Writers’ Week! Want to learn how to get your creative inspiration juices flowing? Read on…  Getting excited about a story, and feeling like you just have to tell it, is a brilliant sensation. Feeling ideas bubbling up inside you, ready to spill onto …

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LPB Event: How to take your story from stage to screen

Editor Jennifer Richards is recapping our practical workshop with  Freddie Machin at London Writers’ Week! Want to learn how to write for two different media? Read on… “Nobody knows anything.” Okay, so your workshop leader saying this is probably not how you want an event at London Writer’s Week to start, but it makes a …

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Scriptwriting workshop with Phillip Shelley & Scriva

Do you never have quite enough time to make proper progress with your screenplay? Are you stuck on a project? Or bursting with ideas but not quite sure where to start? This course, run with experienced script editor Philip Shelley, is designed to boost your confidence and creativity, and kick start your writing, taking you away …

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Last Word seeking new writing for Side Swipe at the White Bear

Award nominated company Last Word Theatre are looking to curate Minerva – a short season of new writing at the White Bear in Kennington. They are looking for short plays which respond to the themes of the main show Eros by Kevin Mandry (Running 28th August – 15th September) which is being directed by Last …

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Opportunities – Weekly Round-up: 27 July 2018

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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