Day: September 3, 2019

Stitchin’ Fiction accepting submissions for next event

SF strives to be as inclusive as possible, and the team are driven by providing safe creative spaces for applicants from all backgrounds. Accurate representation and diversity are our driving force, and why we do what we do. All are welcome to apply.  Described as ‘Tinder for Playwrights’, Stitchin’ Fiction is a rehearsed reading performance …

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BBC Radio 4 extra seeking submissions for Newsjack

Newsjack the Radio 4 Extra topical news sketch show, which anyone can write for, is again looking for writers to submit sketches and one-liners for its 21st series. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. Trying to make …

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Blackshaw Theatre Scare Slam accepting submissions

Lovers of scary stories, unite. Storytellers from across the Horrorfest and beyond will share their worst (or should that be best?) nightmares at Blackshaw Theatre’s fifth annual Scare Slam at London’s Pleasance Theatre on Friday 11th October. Prepare yourself for a night of chilling tales from both sides of the line of veracity. What they are looking for: …

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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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BBC Writersroom Workshops – BBC Contains Strong Language Festival

Ever wondered how to get noticed by the BBC as a writer?  How to send your script and what happens when you do? BBC Writersroom is always on the look-out for fresh talented writers across the UK and Republic of Ireland with an original voice, unique characters and great stories to tell. Join Emily Demol, Development …

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Killer Shorts Horror Screenplay contest

The Screenwriters Network is thrilled to partner with literary agents, managers and producers from several major talent agencies and production companies to unearth the next visionary talent in horror through the launch of its 1st Annual Killer Shorts Horror Short Screenplay Competition.   The top three screenplays will be read by producers from Grey Matter …

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Pleasance Scratch at Pleasance Islington

A Pleasance Scratch is an evening of variety, ideas and fun; a chance for artists to present brave, bold and exciting new work at the first stages of development in Pleasance’s Main House. They are currently accepting submissions for their next event which will take place on 21 October 2019.  How to apply: for more …

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