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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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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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Eclectic Full Contact Theatre seeking audio scripts for podcast

Eclectic Full Contact Theatre is seeking submissions for an upcoming monthly podcast highlighting audio scripts from primarily women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ authors. They are seeking shows between 10-30 minutes long, on any subject, any genre. There will be pay. They are also seeking playwrights who may be interested in collaborating on serialized audio show concepts …

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The Painkiller Project monthly playwriting competition (prize £150)

The Painkiller Project is now a monthly playwriting competition with a small £150 prize for each winning play. Two plays will be selected each month and released fortnightly as podcasts (available here). So far our plays have featured Sophie Thompson, Toby Jones, Miriam Margolyes and Owen Teale. Our next submission window will be from Monday 29th June (10am) …

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Online workshop on character arcs (21st May)

An online workshop this Thursday (21st May) on character arcs: from the hero’s journey, to the tragic, flat and absurdist arcs, across drama and comedy! All levels of experience welcome… amateurs to professional writers. It will be a fun and supportive session. Sign up today! https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/writing-dynamic-characters-o… Source: PLAYWRITING UK Facebook

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

ChewBoy Productions are now accepting submissions for their final online gallery for the ‘Quarantine Collective’. 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. The aim of the scheme is to run …

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Full Disclosure Theatre now accepting submissions for special PRIDE edition of XPOSED

Full Disclosure Theatre are now accepting submissions for a special PRIDE edition of XPOSED, which will be staged at Southwark Playhouse on Sunday 14th June. The new writing night of short plays has enjoyed sold out audiences and continues to reveal the naked and entertaining truths about queer life. XPOSED will feature a selection of …

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