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The Felix Dexter Bursary- BBC Comedy Commissioning

BBC Comedy and the BBC Writersroom have announced their continued commitment to developing talented BAME comedy writers with the Felix Dexter Bursary.  A six-month bursary…


The Lancaster Playwriting Prize- DEADLINE EXTENDED

EXTENDED DEADLINE Noon 22nd June 2018.   The Lancaster Playwriting Prize is a new initiative arising out of the cultural partnership between Lancaster University and…


Open call for short Monologues- BBC Radio Manchester & Royal Exchange Theatre

BBC Radio Manchester and the Royal Exchange Theatre are launching a talent search for writers to mark 100 years since the first women got the…


Bloomsbury’s Commissioning Editor- Livestream

Bloomsbury’s Commissioning Editor for Plays, Dom O’Hanlon has hosted a live stream talking through how to get published as a playwright.   So you want…


Best of Bolton- OPEN!

The Best of Bolton is run by the Bolton Octagon and celebrates outstanding original work by writers of all different ages, backgrounds and experiences. You…


The London Writers Awards

The London Writers Awards are Spread the Word’s new annual development programme for talented London writers. The Awards’ aim is to increase the number of writers…


WriteNow- Penguin Random House

WriteNow aims to find, mentor and publish new writers from communities under-represented on the nation’s bookshelves. WriteNow gives you the tools, information and access you…


Playwrights Studio Scotland- Talkfest Script Surgeries & New Playwrights Awards

TalkFest Script Surgeries For registered Fringe participants and/or Scotland-based playwrights. Writing a play and looking for some advice on how to take it to the…