Kimberley Andrews

Short Back and Sides seeking short plays

After their first sell out show at the Tristan Bates theatre, Short Back and Sides is opening again for short play submissions. This time the theme is: “How English are you?”  The only rules are that the play is no longer than 20 minutes and that it doesn’t rely too heavily on props and setting. They’re after pieces …

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Taking the Mick Theatre Company seeking short plays for London fringe night

Shorts@The Courtyard is a brand spanking new night of new theatre at the major London Fringe venue, The Courtyard Theatre, Hoxton. There are five spaces available for 15-20 minute shorts for the night which will give YOU the opportunity to showcase your new material in a London theatre. Taking the Mick Theatre will provide a venue …

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Proper Job Theatre Company seeking playwright for H.G Wells adaptation (paid)

Proper Job Theatre Company are seeking an experienced script writer for a new adaptation ‘The Shape of Things to Come’ by H.G Wells. The chosen writer will work along side the company to develop a script loosely based on the novel, for one actor to perform. This play will be directed and produced by Proper …

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Kitchen Sink Drama: the chance to put on a production in the home of a leading theatre producer/ artistic director

Eighteen IdeasTap members will get the chance to put on a production in the house of a theatre industry big wig in front of an industry audiencePlease note: This brief is only open to IdeasTap members based in London and the South East. Scottee and Ideas Tap are looking for new writers who want to …

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Free Writers seeking writers (including playwrights) to facilitate workshops with 11-18 year olds (paid)

  Free Writers is a new core Rewrite project for young people aged 11 to 18. They have just completed a pilot phase  and will be developing the project over the next year. The programme aims to bring together young people from different cultural and national backgrounds to develop their creative writing skills, tackle relevant …

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BBC Writers Room script window now open for children’s scripts

BBC Writers Room have now launched their latest Script Room window. This time they are looking for Children’s scripts (CBeebies & CBBC) The Script Room is a place where you can send your script to be assessed by a team of experienced readers. All scripts are read as a calling card of a writers talent. …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 13 June 2014

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). Menagerie seeking submissions for One Page Play Competition at Hotbed 2014 – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’ – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm …

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Theatre Royal Brighton young writers’ programme open for submissions (16-25 year olds, £80 course fee)

Are you 16 – 25 years old and passionate about writing?This course, led by playwright & director Dinos Aristidou, will give 20 young writers the opportunity to develop their writing and experience what it is to write for, in and about theatre. Sessions are 10am – 12.30pm on alternate Saturdays between September 2014 – May 2015 …

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What do you Expect? Theatre seeking new writers

  What do you expect? Theatre Company are pleased to offer an opportunity for you to showcase new work at our upcoming new writers evening on Thursday 26th June at The Horse and Stables, Waterloo. The night is a chance for writers and theatre professionals to come together and will include a performance of What do you expect? Theatre’s new …

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Character mapping writing workshop (London, £6)

  If you are writing a play and need help developing the characters, this workshop will enable you to create a visual map for your fictional character’s emotional journey and your script’s dramatic structure. You’ll learn how to chart your characters internal conflicts and emotional transformation. The workshop will be led by Laurie Hutzler . …

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