BBC Radio 4 Extra – 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 23rd series. Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then brought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers. …

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BBC Writersroom – Who We Are and What We Do

BBC Writersroom: Who We Are and What we Do: Saturday 26th September 2020 13.00 – 14.00 online webinar 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 …

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BBC Writersroom – Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 20/21 Online Launch Event

The Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 20/21 Launch – Friday 25th September 2020 from 21.00 – 22.00 The Alfred Bradley Bursary Award is a £5,000 bursary 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 winning writer also receives a 12-month …

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These Streets: What can we do about classism in the arts?

  12.4%: The number of people who come from a working-class background working in Film, TV or Radio. In These Streets, the new film from Underscore Studios, the issue of classism within the arts is brought to the forefront. We caught up with writer, Jordan John, to find out more about the project, the issues …

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The Swiss Church London offering subsided space for artists

The Swiss Church London are offering subsided (pay-what-you-can) space for emerging artists, including semi-residencies where they offer our smaller room for up to 2 weeks of unlimited access (perfect for R&D or pre-production rehearsals).   The Swiss Church in London, Covent Garden has been committed to support the arts for over a decade and foster an …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 18 September 2020

Want to support us?  Become a member today for less than £4! Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities and news. Make sure you never miss an opportunity. Sign up for our email list to get the weekly roundup direct to your inbox!  Featured posts:   **Update: Covid-19 and our work**                    …

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Empower Her Voice accepting submissions from female identifying performers

ALL-OUT FOR FEMALE IDENTIFYING PLAYWRIGHTS/WRITERS/PERFORMERS/DIRECTORS Empower Her Voice are looking for submissions from female-identifying writers for their SECOND scratch night online. It will be a beautifully curated evening of different forms of theatre. The night will be a 1 hour mixed cultural show, with music interludes, filled with informative, creative, and unheard voices. This will …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Wolab – First Commissions

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: Wolab – First Commissions  Description: First Commissions is a new project in association with Plaines …

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Rcreatives is on the lookout for new scripts for R Online Read#2 If you have a script you have been working on and would love to hear it read out loud for the first time. Get other artists in the industry reactions and discuss what makes your piece special. Contact  at Rcreativeslab@gmail.com to find out …

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