Kimberley Andrews

Cofilmic seeking comedy sketch submissions from writers in the North of England

Cofilmic are looking for sketch submissions from writers based in the North of England for its live event Sketch In The City. The best will be selected and performed live at the show, alongside other live comedy. You don’t need to be an established writer to submit material and there is no entry fee. Audiences …

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Funny Women Comedy Writers Award – open for submissions of TV Comedy

Funny Women knows that not every writer is a performer, so the Funny Women Comedy Writing Award gives those happier behind the scenes the opportunity to truly shine. Entry Criteria: A 1-2 page treatment and 3 sample scene of a comedy script for television. The script can take the form of a sitcom, sketch show or comedy drama. The entrants …

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Women @ Rada accepting 10 minute plays on the theme of ‘Asking for it: love and lust’

Women @ RADA will be hosting their next Arts Theatre event on September 20th. It is themed “Asking for it: Love and Lust” and they are looking for brilliant new writing inspired by the theme . Pieces should be 10 minutes or less in length and may be extracts or complete pieces. They must not yet have …

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Theatre InspiraTO’s 11th Playwriting Contest is Now Open

Theatre InspiraTO’s 11th Playwriting Contest is now open for submissions. The winning play will be performed in Toronto next June and the first prize is $500 CDN. Please read the guidelines from InspiraTO below: 1.This year’s creative challenge: Shift. The play must show that a “shift” has taken place or is about to take place …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 17 July 2015

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; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (no deadline). Want to be sure you never miss an opportunity?  Sign …

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Hampstead Theatre submissions window now open for plays

  The Hampstead Theatre’s annual submission window is now open. Hampstead Theatre is dedicated to finding brilliant new plays and writers of exceptional promise. We strive to produce works that present new perspectives and engage with the world we live in today. Hampstead Theatre is looking for original plays and promising writers. They want to read …

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The Alfred Bradley Bursary Award launched for new radio drama writers based in the North

The Alfred Bradley Bursary Award is offering a £5,000 writing bursary and the chance of a Radio 4 drama commission to Northern writers new to radio. You don’t need to write a radio drama to enter, but you do need to demonstrate a fresh and original writing voice. Radio Drama North in conjunction with BBC …

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Opportunities: Our Pick of the Week – Bush Theatre Summer submissions window open

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: Bush Theatre Summer submissions window now open Description: The Playwriting Department at the Bush Theatre is committed to discovering the best …

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BBC Script Room – Drama scripts submission dates released

BBC Writersroom’s regular window for unsolicited scripts is open between 10am on 7th September and 5pm on 24th September 2015 for Drama scripts (TV, film, radio, stage or online). You can find all the details on the BBC Writers Room website as well as guidelines and resources for writers. Deadline: 5pm on Thursday 24th September.  No …

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BBC Launches Screenplay First Award (£10,000 prize)

Screenplay First is an exciting new screenwriting award brought to you by BBC Films and BBC Writersroom BBC Films is committed to finding and developing new talent, collaborating with some of the foremost writers and directors in the industry. To celebrate 25 extraordinary years of British films, we are launching the Screenplay First Award. We are …

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