Jack Pepper

London Lovecraft Playwrighting Competition now open

London Lovecraft Festival 2020 are calling for writers to submit a H.P. Lovecraft inspired play for a staged performance at the Drayton Arms in Kensington between the 19th and 25th April. It can be a comedy, a drama, a heartfelt romance about Shoggoths falling in love, or a creepy work of fiction with Lovecraftian elements …

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Plays Rough London open call for short plays on theme ‘Factual and Fantasy’

What is it? Plays Rough London are calling for short plays (between 0 and 15 minutes) on the theme of ‘Factual and Fantasy’. Selected scripts will be part of the new-writing night: ‘Plays Rough London Presents: Factual and Fantasy’ performed at the Old Red Lion Pub Theatre on Monday 16th March 2020. As a new-writing …

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Actor Awareness 2020 new writing night looking for scripts on Class (paid)

Actor Awareness are looking for beginners and emerging playwrights alike for the staging of their third consecutive year of new writing nights. Wanting to kick off 2020 with a bang, the theme for the first night is Class. As it will be part of their ongoing partnership with Spotlight, it is a paid opportunity, taking …

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New theatre scratch night in Manchester – JustOut

JustOut Theatre are running regular scratch nights  and they would love to hear from writers based in the North. They are looking for scripts between 10-15 minutes, which can be self-contained or part of a larger script, and cover any theme. They pride themselves on promoting new writing that challenges and inspires them! It doesn’t …

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Calling all budding playwrights – The Phoenix Writes competition is now open (entry fee £10)

What is it?  The Phoenix Writes is a new One Act playwriting competition for 2020, which is open to playwrights of all age groups across the UK. Five successful submissions will be performed at the Daneside Theatre in Congleton, Cheshire on Saturday 5th September 2020, and the winning play, voted by the audience, will receive …

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