Anthroplay Theatre: Escape Through Words! A Scratch Night Writing Opportunity

Anthroplay & The Hackney Den have teamed up to bring you: Escape Through Words! A scratch night event held at The Hackney Den in Dalston. Each night is different, bringing you a mix of fresh and innovative content.

Submissions for Escape Through Words: Gimme More – are open!

Anthroplay are looking for poetry, spoken word and monologues from new and existing writers/performers, that fall under the theme “Desire” as part of their next Escape Through Words. Please fill out their online form to enter your submission.

Before you submit, take a look at their guidelines below.


  • Pieces no longer than 5 minutes
  • Make sure they correlate to the theme in some way
  • Be prepared to be available afternoon & evening hours on Thursday 24th November 2022
  • Be prepared to travel to The Hackney Den, Dalston (97 Stoke Newington Rd, Greater, London N16 8BX)
  • If you have more than one submission, please collate into one document
  • Artists will be paid a fee of £10

Performance date: Thursday 24th November 2022 – 8pm

DEADLINE: 11am on Friday 11th November 2022

Find out more here.

Source: BBC Writers Room

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