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Scenesaver – digital performance platform

Scenesaver  https://www.scenesaver.co.uk/ the award-winning, free to use site showing performances in offwestend, off broadway and fringe theatres. Creatives can upload their footage, free of charge, and viewers pay a “ticket price” donation and this money goes to the creatives. If creatives have any footage of their performances it would be great if we could feature this work …

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Bitter Pill Theatre – The Painkiller Project – next window opens 6 September! (£200 prize)

The Painkiller Project is a playwriting project that runs every other month from Bitter Pill Theatre with a £200 prize for each winning play. The winning play will be produced and released on The Painkiller Podcast. ​They hope that the repetitive nature of the competition helps to make the project feel collaborative and cyclical – like theatre. So far their plays have …

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LPW Online Workshops: Pitching Your Play (with confidence!)

As playwrights, we have to pitch in many different ways: from an interview for a writer development programme to a meeting with a producer to a friend asking ‘what are you writing at the moment?’ During this two hour session , LPW Director Kimberley Andrews will work through a range of practical exercises designed to …

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Anthroplay & Escape Bar – Escape Through Words! A Scratch Night – Writing Opportunity

Please note: This is a profit share event. Anthroplay & Escape Bar have teamed up to bring you: Escape Through Words! A scratch night event held at Escape Bar in Dalston. Each night is different, bringing you a mix of fresh and innovative content. Submissions for Escape Through Words: Every Cloud – are open! Anthroplay are …

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Dramaturgs’ Network Contracts Package

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Dramaturgs’ Network (d’n) is launching the d’n Dramaturgs’ Contract Package, which comprises a recommended contract and accompanying documents for engaging freelance dramaturgs. It is a historic moment in the UK theatre profession: although dramaturgs have been working in the UK since 1963, this is the first time a fair …

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Runaways Open Call for 3 Commissions

Spread the Word are seeking to commission two Black and South Asian writers or poets and one visual artist to be part of the Runaways project. The commission will involve: Working with the lead artists (Momtaza Mehri, Gboyega Odubanjo and Olivia Twist) and academics (Professor Simon Newman and Dr Peggy Brunache) to develop your own …

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Room 21-A new writing commission programme from Swamp Motel

Off the back of a very difficult year for live theatre, Swamp Motel are looking to support creative talent in the theatre and entertainment industries through our new commission programme, Room 21.They’re looking for an original script or creative idea to adapt and produce into a live theatrical experience for the internet. Think of Room …

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Ways to Support London Playwrights

As a non-profit organisation, we rely entirely on support from our community to keep us going. Your support means we can keep running the blog, sourcing opportunities, and providing new opportunities for writers. Quite simply, we couldn’t do it without you – and we’re eternally grateful for all your support, big or small! The more …

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Beardance Theatre – Texts in Isolation

Beardance Theatre are looking for five new texts for the next instalment of their ‘Texts in Isolation’ series of audio shorts. Pieces must be up to 5 minutes long and be in response to the theme of ‘isolation’. This doesn’t mean that it should be about COVID or lockdown, but it also doesn’t mean that it …

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ChewBoy Productions Seeking Isolation Inspired Works for online gallery – Quarantine Collective Wave 4

ChewBoy Productions are now accepting submissions for their fourth online gallery for the ‘Quarantine Collective’, in association with Living Records Festival. In light of recent events, they are seeking any creative work that has been created in or is inspired by self isolation and quarantine to help bring creatives together in one place. This edition …

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