Kimberley Andrews

BBC Writersroom Writers Prize – accepting scripts for radio

For the second year BBC Radio has joined forces with BBC Writersroom to launch The Writer’s Prize: an innovative and prestigious new writing award for Radio Drama. The Writer’s Prize wants to commission the best ideas across the Radio 3 and 4 networks. They are looking for bold, original new stories with characters that will …

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National Trust at Knole accepting proposals for writing commission

“Imagine yourself stepping back in time more than 600 years as you travel through acres of vast deer-filled parkland.  Criss-cross through bracken-lined paths filled with wildlife and trees fallen and left to nature.  As you cross the brow of the hill, one of the country’s biggest homes emerges…Knole House”. With a Heritage Lottery Funded Project to restore …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 22 August 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). Hampshire County Council seeking Writer in Residence (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Freelance scriptwriters required for children’s educational project (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014 Writer in Residence, Plymouth University and Literature Works – Deadline: 26 …

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Feature Film screenplay mentoring from IdeasTap

Three IdeasTap members will receive six months of mentoring from development executive Alexandra Arlango (Cowboy Films, Ruby Films, Qwerty Films) with the aim of producing a first draft screenplay ready to be sent to agents and producers by the end of the mentoring period. This brief is aimed at people intending to develop a new …

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Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase

Behind The Bikeshed are a London based non-profit sketch collective. Off the back of their sell-out show in May, “Midnight in the Garden” they are now back with a new show for October and they want to showcase your sketches! This time they are looking for any sketches inspired by any song of the Beatles, …

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Etch seeking submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican

Etch holds a monthly theatre night held at one of South London’s most thriving new bars and arts venues, The Peckham Pelican. Etch aims to discover, nurture and support new writing whilst encouraging collaboration amongst emerging artists. We hope to provide a base and platform for development, collaboration and discussion whilst creating a fluid community …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 15 August 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). Growing Stage seeking plays for young audiences for 4th Annual New Play-Reading Festival (New Jersey, USA) – Deadline: 15 August 2014 London Horror Festival seeking radio drama submissions for Stage Fright Radio Horror Competition …

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Words and Women seeking submissions about the East of England

Words and Women is launching ‘About,’ an exciting new writing commission to create 4 texts for performance and the page.  The Arts Council funded project will help develop work which explores the life of women and their relationship to place within the East of England. The commission means 4 women writers, selected through an open competition, …

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IdeasTap Editors Brief: accepting submissions on ‘Road Trip’ theme

IdeasTap have launched their latest Editor’s Brief which as usual, is open to all ages and disciplines. There will be first (£250), second (£100) and third (£50) prizes in each category (audio/video, writing and visual art/photographs. The  Brief: It’s a warm summer’s morning. Your green 1966 Ford Thunderbird convertible is purring on the drive, and …

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How to produce your own work – Part 2: Finding a venue

Kimberley Andrews continues her quest to bring her own writing to the stage, sharing her top tips along the way. In the second post of the series, she looks at venues: how to find them, what to expect from them and when to run away screaming. In my case, finding a venue required looking no …

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