Spidervision Productions seeking short film scripts about India’s involvement in WWI

Spidervision Productions are looking for 10 – 15 minute short film scripts about India’s involvement in World War One. Spidervision Productions are offering the chance for a talented writer to see their short film produced in the Northwest of England. Spidervision Productions has created this opportunity to mark the centenary of World War One and the …

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Upcoming IdeasTap sessions for playwrights

IdeasTap Spa (the branch that runs their events series) has some fantastic free events coming up in the next couple of months, so worth checking these out! How to Write a One Act Play – 3 July 2014, 5.00-7.00pm Belinda Hunt of Mardibooks will lead this session. It will include advice on plot, sub-plot, character …

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TV Drama Writers Festival 2014 (writers must have a TV credit)

The TV Drama Writer’s Festival is the only festival led by writers for writers. For one day only, it’s a unique opportunity for you with your peers to join commissioners and execs to reflect, agitate and debate. With 22 different sessions and a reception to close the day this is the event for working writers. …

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Lion Tamers Theatre Company seeking full length scripts for 2015 tour

The Lion Tamers Theatre Company is looking for submissions for their 2015 North West tour. What to submit:  Your play must meet the following requirements: Cast size:  Strictly between 2 and 4 cast members.  They can allow for doubling, however they must be strict on not having more than 4 actors.  They particularly welcome scripts …

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Hampshire County Council seeking Writer in Residence (paid)

There wis currently a Writer Residency Opportunity/Artists Rifles’ Writer in Residence, Gosport, Hampshire Hampshire Arts and Museums Service will be hosting a Writer in Residence at the Gosport Gallery during autumn 2014. The residency will be spread over two to three months, launching in October, in association with ‘The Artists Rifles: from Pre-Raphaelites to Passchendaele’ exhibition. They are …

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West Yorkshire Playhouse accepting scripts until 30 June 2014

Alex Chisolm, Associate Director (Literary) at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, will be leaving on 1 August 2014, and is coordinating a last round of unsolicited script submissions before she goes.  Following this last round of submissions, they do not have plans to accept unsolicited scripts for the foreseeable future, so if you want them to have a …

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University of Salford seeking Lecturer in Playwriting (0.3 FTE)

The University of Salford is seeking a Lecturer in Playwriting for a part-time role. The purpose of the role is to develop and deliver high-quality teaching material across playwriting modules at post-graduate level. To work closely with the regional theatre partners to provide consistency across the programme and to ensure student satisfaction in this partnership …

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Little Pieces of Gold seeking 10 minute plays on subject of Work

Little Pieces of Gold is seeking ten minute plays on the subject of work for their next showcase on the 7 & 28 September 2014 at the Southwark Playhouse.  Little Pieces of Gold is a regular showcase for bold, thought provoking, entertaining new drama with each show featuring an eclectic mix of short plays selected from around 300 submissions. Writing prompt from Little Pieces …

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Opportunities weekly round-up: 13 June 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). Menagerie seeking submissions for One Page Play Competition at Hotbed 2014 – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm IdeasTap accepting submissions on theme of ‘Apocalypse’ – Deadline: 13 June 2014 at 5pm …

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Theatre Royal Brighton young writers’ programme open for submissions (16-25 year olds, £80 course fee)

Are you 16 – 25 years old and passionate about writing?This course, led by playwright & director Dinos Aristidou, will give 20 young writers the opportunity to develop their writing and experience what it is to write for, in and about theatre. Sessions are 10am – 12.30pm on alternate Saturdays between September 2014 – May 2015 …

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