Hopepunk Scratch: A Night of Hopeful Theatre

Playwrights of science fiction, fantasy, horror and speculative plays! You are invited  ito submit a short play for the Talos III: Science Fiction Theatre Festival of London scratch night on the evening of Monday 9th December at the Omnibus Theatre

“Hopepunk”, a term invented by Alexandra Rowland, “is about fighting for a better future and taking action and doing radical kindness”. They’re looking for stories about weaponised hope and unyielding optimism in this world, other planets, alternate realities, present day and future societies, both dystopian and utopian!



  • Stand-alone pieces (or excerpts from longer plays) of 10-15 minutes
  • Cast of 1-4
  • Minimal set requirements.
  • Please send a pdf of your script, a short synopsis, and a 50-word bio to talosfest (at) gmail (dot) com putting TALOS SCRATCH SUBMISSION: [Play Title] by [Your Name] in the subject title.
  • They are excited to hear from all applicants but want to particularly encourage BAME and LGBTQ+ artists to join



7th October 2019 (midnight)

Successful applicants will be contacted by October 31st.

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Event dates:
12 Sep 2019


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