Kimberley Andrews

Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 16 February 2024

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Channel 4 New Writers Scheme

Channel 4’s New Writers Scheme is a one-stop-shop for new writers with a burning desire to write TV drama. It is open to unrepresented new writers looking for their first writing credit. This scheme is aimed at those currently underrepresented in the TV industry. They are particularly keen to hear from Deaf and/or disabled people, ethnically …

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The Play Lottery (writers in East of England)

The Play Lottery is a playwriting contest for writers based in the East of England, where the winning play will be chosen totally at random. It’s difficult for playwrights to get their work staged, and being successful can often feel like winning the lottery. So with that in mind, the Play Lottery is a playwriting contest …

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Menagerie Theatre: Hidden Voices

Menagerie Theatre are seeking three professional standard theatre productions/performances to be developed and shared as part of Hotbed Theatre Festival 2024 (19-21 July). As a Hidden Voices supported production you will receive a grant of £1500 towards your development and performance costs, along with bespoke artistic support from the Menagerie team. The artist/company these productions/performances are created and …

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BBC Studios TalentWorks – Writers’ Studio: Casualty & The Casualty Director’s Scheme

BBC Studios Drama Productions, the UK’s biggest drama production hub outside of London, have announced two new TalentWorks initiatives, offering training and development opportunities for writers and directors on the BAFTA-winning BBC medical drama Casualty. The Writers’ Studio: Casualty is an open script call for screenwriting talent who are looking to take the next step in their writing …

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London Playwrights Monthly Members’ Zoom – March

Our members ‘ meet- up  usually takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at 7pm – however, in March  this will take place on Wednesday 13th! Catch-up, share ideas, tips, and industry advice. It’s a great way to meet other writers and share your work. You’ll need to be a London Playwrights member …

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London Playwrights Zoom Workshops – Develop Your Play

Want to develop your play but need some support and accountablilty? This group, led by Emily Garside, will focus on sharing your work and getting feedback from yuor peers. Rather than focusing on ‘teaching’ playwriting , you’ll pick up advice and learn practically, through working in a group. You’ll be encouraged to bring in your …

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Playwrighting for Neurodiverse Writers

Writing for neurodiverse folks throws up its own challenges- whether it’s organisation, following formatting conventions or just harnessing our own style of thinking on the page. In this workshop, neurodiverse playwright Emily Garside will take you through her approaches to playwrighting with a neurodiverse brain. It will also be a space to talk about your …

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London Playwrights Zoom Workshop: Formatting Your Play

You’ve written your play, but not sure what it should look like on the page…unsure what theatres want, how many pages, what font even how many stage directions to write? In this workshop we’ll go over the common formatting styles, look at different approaches for different types of play and discuss your own work and …

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London Playwrights Zoom Workshop: Using Scrivener to Write Plays

Join this Q&A workshop with Anne Rainbow, AKA Scrivener Virgin(http://www.scrivenervirgin.com/) and learn how to use Scrivner to write your play. Feel free to bring any questions with you and be prepared to pick up some great hacks and advice! Date: 21 March 2024 Time: 7pm – 9pm Cost: £10 members/ £15 non members (not a …

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