Platform Presents- 2021 Playwright’s Prize

This is an open call for distinctive, dynamic plays. Aki Omoshaybi (Actor, Writer & Director), Amy Gardner (Producer), Emma Forrest (Writer), Ella Road (Actor & Writer), Francesca Moody (Producer), Helena Lee (Writer), Jessica Ronane (Casting Director), Jenna Coleman (Actor), Madani Younis (Chief Executive Producer, The Shed), Pearl Mackie (Actor), Pippa Bennett-Warner (Actor), Kristín Ólafsdóttir (Producer & Director), Victor Jenkins (Casting Director) are some of the judges confirmed so far for the 2021 Prize.

For the 2020 Prize, over 200 plays were submitted from writers based from London to New York, LA to Melbourne. These were shortlisted to 9 by the Platform Presents co-founders, Gala Gordon and Isabella Macpherson.

Please submit your script of up to 10,000 words to

The prize includes ongoing mentoring and producing the winning script, as well as the £5,000 cash prize.


12pm on 2nd April 2021

Published on:
23 Feb 2021
Opportunity deadline:
02 Apr 2021


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