Kimberley Andrews

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 12 July 2024

Our weekly round-up of opportunities and news! Can you help us to keep going? Find out more here  *Make sure you never miss an opportunity. Sign up for our email list to get the weekly roundup direct to your inbox! * London Playwrights’ Member Opportunities Not a member yet? Sign up here for just £3.63   Members Submission …

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People’s Play Award

A playwriting competition for Northern writers! This Award is for playwrights from the North of England who are yet to have a full-length play performed professionally. Past winners include Peter Straughan (BAFTA & Oscar-winner for ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’), Carina Rodney (Audible, BBC Radio 4, Live Theatre) and Alison Carr (National Theatre, Finalist: Women’s Prize …

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The Royal Court – Introduction to Playwriting group open for applications

The Royal Court’s Introduction to Playwriting group is a series of six weekly sessions where emerging playwrights work to develop their craft alongside their peers, facilitated by a leading professional playwright. At the end of the sessions, there is an opportunity to submit a first draft for feedback from the Royal Court’s Literary and Artistic …

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Nick Hern Books: Big Bargain Bookshop at the Bush – pop-up bookshop 26 & 27 July

Leading theatre publishers Nick Hern Books (NHB) have announced that their pop-up bookshop, the Big Bargain Bookshop at the Bush, will return to the acclaimed London new-writing venue the Bush Theatre later this month, following the popular first incarnation at the same location in 2021. Open on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 July from 1pm …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 5 July 2024

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Soulspire Arts looking for writers/ performers for Roots & Connections: A scratch night of new work

Soulspire Arts are looking for writers/performers who are at their early stages of developing a piece of writing or interested in creating a new piece of work for their debut scratch night: “Roots & Connections: A scratch night of new work” taking place at  The Space on Sunday 29th September! “Roots & Connections” as their theme, emphasises …

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Yale Drama Series Opens for Submissions!

The 2024 Yale Drama Prize winner will be announced in June 2024. The Yale Drama Series is seeking submissions for its 2025 playwriting competition. The winning play will be selected by the series’ current judge, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The winner of this annual competition will be awarded the David Charles Horn Prize of $10,000, publication of …

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UK Next Wave Genre Lab

The UK Next Wave Genre Lab is an innovative development initiative delivered by Film Constellation, Maskoon Fantastic Film Festival, Tatino Films, through the BFI Creative Challenge Fund, made possible with National Lottery funding. This programme is dedicated to UK-based writers, directors and producers working on their first, second, or third feature film with a strong emphasis on …

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The Residency | Story Compound & Greenacre Films (BFI Challenge Fund)

Story Compound and Greenacre Films have launched The Residency; an online talent incubator looking for screenwriters working in the Action and Thriller genres, welcoming Global Majority, female and LGBTQIA+ talent. The Residency will give ten screenwriters the opportunity to develop their feature length projects, alongside participating in masterclasses with leading industry executives, directors and writers, covering topics from …

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