TLW LEXiCON Play and Short Story Competition (£3 submission fee)

TLW LEXiCON has announced a Play and Short Story Competition.  Running from the 15th to the 16th March 2014 in the Alexander Centre, Faversham,  TLW LEXiCON is a cross between a small convention or expo, and a relatively large literary event in the traditional style. The prompt:  Write a play or a short story that includes the …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 11 October 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Submissons are now open for the 8th Theatre Breaks Festival from Tiny Dog Productions – Deadline 11 October 2013 International Student Playwriting Competition (age 16-25, open to non-students) – Deadline: 11 October 2013 …

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Tower Theatre Company accepting submissions for new play competition (entry fee)

Tower Theatre Company are accepting submissions for their new play competition. The winning writer will have a full scale production of their play at a London Fringe venue in November 2013.  There is an entry fee of £10 for this competition (£5 for Tower members or friends of the Tower). Theme: 2014 will mark the centenary …

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Papercut Theatre running a workshop for emerging writers (fee)

Papercut Theatre will be running their ‘Professional Development for Emerging Writers’ workshop on 2nd November 2013 (10.30am – 6pm) in London. This day long workshop will look at: At what stage should you send your plays to literary departments What should your objectives be when sending your work to a theatre Understanding feedback Getting work …

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Playwriting workshop at Pentabus Theatre (fee)

Pentabus Theatre are running a playwriting workshop led by Elizabeth Freestone on Saturday 19th October 10.3oam – 4.30pm. The workshop will look at developing your play, analysing structure and exploring conflict and how it affects your characters.There will also be a chance to read and discuss your work. Places £50. How to book:  email info@pentabus.co.uk or call …

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Irresponsible Decorators accepting submissions for new writing night

Irresponsible Decorators are looking for aspiring playwrights to submit original work for a new writing night. They are looking for four 20 minute plays responding to the theme of ‘crossing the line’. Plays must require a cast of no more than 5 actors, although doubling is encouraged. Successful writers will have their plays performed at the Maltings …

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Theatre Renegade accepting submissions for showcase at the Bush

Theatre Renegade’s Courting Drama programme promotes the work of four emerging directors and writers by creating new collaborations and presenting the subsequent work in the Bush Theatre’s Attic space once every four months. This time, they are looking for a new writer to have their work showcased as part of the programme. *Please note: this …

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Arcola Theatre accepting submissions for ‘Voices from the future’ (18-25)

The Arcola Theatre along with London Metropolitan University are looking for three writers for their ‘Voices from the Future’ scheme. The chosen writers will  attend a week of playwriting workshops led by a professional playwright culminating in developing a piece of new writing for performance at the Arcola this December. During the workshop week, writers will explore the …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 4 October 2013

Our weekly round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date). Call for submissions: Camden People’s Theatre Festival of Feminism – Deadline: 7 October 2013 Little Pieces of Gold seeking short plays – Deadline: 10 October 2013 Almost Random Theatre seeking short plays (entry …

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