Month: January 2020

Matchstick Theatre looking for new writing submissions

Matchstick Theatre are a small independent theatre company, set up in late 2015 and based in South East London. They are located in a new arts and theatre space, the Matchstick Piehouse in Deptford. They seek to make provocative, entertaining, unusual theatre for audiences in South London and beyond. They’re currently looking for new plays to …

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London Library’s Emerging Writers Programme open for submissions

What is it?  The London Library’s Emerging Writers Programme, is open for submissions for the second year. The Programme offers writers one year’s membership of The London Library (which normally costs £540 per year) alongside writing development masterclasses, networking opportunities, peer support and guidance in use of the Library’s resources. The Programme will run from 13 May 2020 …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 24 January 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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London Playwrights’ Workshop: Coming up in 2020!

With January nearly coming to an end (did someone say payday?!), we thought it was time we gave you a sneak peek into what we’ve got coming up at London Playwrights’ Workshop in 2020. 2019 was a fantastic year for us, from producing a podcast with the Bush Theatre, to meeting brilliant new writers through …

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Call out to north east playwrights of the future (Paid)

What is it? Sunderland Culture’s Great Place Unify programme culminates in 2020 with the presentation of a community play that gathers Sunderland’s communities dreams for the future of the city. As a first step in this project, Sunderland Culture wishes to commission a north east based playwright to work with local residents and community groups …

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Alpine Fellowship 2020 Theatre Prize (£3000) now open for entries

What is it?  The Alpine Fellowship 2020 is awarded annually for the best playwriting response to the year’s theme.  It is aimed at encouraging theatre writers at the start of their careers to explore and challenge philosophical ideas using the dramatic form. This year’s theme is Forgiveness and Retribution. The prize will be £3000 plus …

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Saplings – new writing night looking for LGBTQ+ theatre makers

Bloom Theatre company have launched their flagship new writing/ work-in-progress night called Saplings. They are looking for LGBT+ theatre makers & companies with already existing works in progress. They are offering you the chance to stage 15 minute pieces at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre for two nights in March and receive dramaturgical support & …

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Calling all writers for Page to Stage London

What is it? Page to Stage London is a platform for you to see your work performed, receive feedback from experts, and create working relationships with fellow theatre-makers. They are inviting all writers to submit a new 10-minute theatre script (or excerpt) to be performed as a rehearsed reading to an industry panel and audience …

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DCA Productions is calling all new/emerging writers

DCA Productions are a brand-new production company looking to create high quality theatre in intimate and small spaces. The team, Daniel Carlin, Amy Moore, and Craig L. Sullivan, currently work together at Head Office for the Ambassador Theatre Group and have decided to consolidate their experience. They are looking for new and emerging writers who …

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Wooden Arrow Productions seeks ten minute plays for “The Scratch”

Are you a creative looking for a space? Have you got an idea and don’t know how to develop it? Looking for a chance to gain feedback on your work or connect with other creatives? The Scratch is taking place at the Young Actor’s Theatre Islington on the 29th February. Wooden Arrow are seeking emerging …

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