Nottingham Playhouse- looking for East Midlands writer for Christmas show commission

Every Christmas, Nottingham Playhouse produces a family show aimed at younger children, in the Neville Studio. The production then tours to primary schools in the region.  For the 2019/20 production they are producing Pinocchio and they’re looking for an East Midlands writer to commission. The contract offered will be an ITC Theatre Writers’ Commissioning Agreement- Fee of £6,110



Monday 3 June 2019 at midday.



  • The play must be suitable for children aged 3 – 8, and their families
  • It must run at around 50 minutes.
  • It must be for 2 actors.
  • They are looking for a professional Writer who either currently resides in, or originates from, the East Midlands.

Please submit

  • A treatment for your adaptation of Pinocchio (one side of A4 in length).
  • One scene (between 2-5 pages) from any part of the story.
  • A previous play (produced or unproduced) as an example of your writing, (this can be any length or genre).
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.

Submissions should be emailed to: or may be sent by post marked Private and Confidential to the Administration Office, Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham NG1 5AF.


Published on:
20 May 2019


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