Writersroom Comedy Masterclass

BBC writersroom invites you to a comedy masterclass with Jason Cook, creator & writer of the hugely popular BBC Two sitcom, Hebburn, and Matt Tiller, Executive Producer. This exclusive event which will take place in Manchester,  is a unique opportunity to put your questions to the writer of Hebburn, Jason Cook, and Executive Producer, Matt Tiller …

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24:7 Theatre Festival accepting submissions (entry fee)

Manchester’s 24:7 Theatre Festival is now accepting submissions for 2014. The festival, which will be celebrating its 10th year, will take place from 18-25 July 2014 in venues across Manchester. They are looking for original, unpublished scripts of between 40-60 minutes in length. Plays which have formed part of a theatre season or have been on …

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Call for Applications: The Camargo Foundation 2014-15 Fellowships for Scholars and Artists

The Camargo Foundation is now accepting applications from: Scholars working in French and Francophone cultures, including cross-cultural studies that engage the cultures and influences of the Mediterranean region Visual artists, creative writers, film/video/new media directors, playwrights, composers, choreographers, and multidisciplinary artists. The program is intended to give Fellows the time and space they need to …

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NEWS: The Albany Arts Centre holding £1 ticket sale this Friday!

The Albany arts centre in south-east London is to release a batch of tickets costing £1 for each of its 30 shows in their spring season. The dedicated market stall on Deptford High Street, this Friday 6th Dec, will be selling the £1 tickets, with remaining tickets being released on their website later that day. Read the full …

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CLF Art Cafe seek writers for scratch night

The CLF Art Café / aka The Bussey Building calls for submissions for their first ever scratch festival in March 2014.  Have you got a brilliant new piece of theatre, spoken word, comedy or cabaret act?  If so, the CLF Art Café is offering emerging artists the opportunity to submit wild and wonderful pieces of new …

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NEWS: Adrian Pagan Playwright Award winner announced

The King’s Head Theatre in London has named Thomas Pickles as the inaugural winner of its Adrian Pagan Playwright Award, given for a new play by a theatre professional who does not describe themselves as a playwright. Pickles won the prize for his piece, Dead Party Animals. Read the full article in The Stage. Source: The Stage …

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Ghost Dog Productions seeking 10 minute plays

Ghost Dog Productions is running a new writing night on 20th-22nd Jan at The Horse & Stables in Waterloo, London and they are looking for contributors. They require 10 minute plays on the theme ‘beginnings’. There are no other rules to consider except for the fact that the performance will take place on a small …

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Wanted – writer for young people for arts project

The project: The Box is a new collaboration between Stoke-on-Trent Libraries and B Arts aimed at 9-13 year olds and their families and funded by Arts Council England and local partners. Part-theatre piece, part digital workspace, it will tour libraries and other venues in Stoke-on-Trent over the next three years and will consist of two …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 29 November 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). Pokfulham Rd Productions seeking playwright for collaboration (fluent Korean required) – No deadline posted Bubble and Squeak Collective seeking plays to workshop – No deadline posted IdeasTap: accepting creative writing submissions on theme …

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