Writing Resources from The Bruntwood Prize

The Bruntwood Prize’s website, www.writeaplay.co.uk has a whole host of playwriting resources to keep you going at this time. Their online programme includes:   Monday Provocations – to kickstart your writing week, we will be sharing inspiring blog-posts, diary entries and challenges to get your creativity going. Wednesday Toolkits – a repost of our 10 …

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BBC: New Creatives North Commissioning Round

BBC New Creatives is an exciting talent development scheme offering commissioning opportunities for emerging creatives to make new artistic works in film, audio or interactive media, designed for BBC channels and platforms. If you’re based in the north of England, the New Creatives programme will be led by Tyneside Cinema. They’re looking for emerging talent between the ages of 16-30 …

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Director’s Cut – LockDown OpenUp

At midnight on 23rd March 2020 the UK went into lockdown due to the Coronavirus outbreak that has been locking down many parts of the world.  On 24th March Directors’ Cut launched LockDown OpenUp an initiative to motivate and inspire storytellers to open up and share, using their lockdown experience as inspiration. We may be isolated, but we are …

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Sherman Theatre: Unheard Voices

Connecting, empowering end inspiring female Welsh and Wales-based writers. Unheard Voices is a new Sherman Theatre programme designed to help ensure that unheard voices get heard. Each year Unheard Voices will champion a different group we would like to be heard more on our stages. In its first year Unheard Voices will connect, inspire and …

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Sherman Theatre Interval Projects

The Sherman Theatre is pleased to announce further projects as part of their Interval programme which is designed to support their artistic and freelance community and give our audiences the exceptional new writing they are used to. Read more here Deadline: not applicable  Source: LPB Team  

LPW Play Club 2020: Lockdown Edition – A Taste of Honey

Announcing a bonus edition of Play Club for 2020! In light of these isolating times, we thought we’d run an extra play club, open to everyone; LPB member or not. We’ve selected a classic text which should be easy to nab a copy of online and we’re inviting everyone and anyone to write a short, …

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Quarantined Theatre accepting submissions

Are You A Playwright Needing A Reading Of Your Script? Well the Quarantined Theatre Company is looking to add some original scripts to their upcoming season! How to apply: If you have any finished one act or full length plays or musicals submit them to our email QuarantinedTheatreCo@gmail.com with the subject line “Play Submission”. Their …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 27 March 2020

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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