The competition is open to anyone currently living, working or studying in the East Midlands region (Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire.
This competition is for early career writers who have had no more than one play professionally produced.
The winner of this competition will receive:
- A rehearsed reading of their play as part of a celebration event at Nottingham Playhouse in September 2015
- A 12 month attachment with Fifth Word based at Nottingham Playhouse
- £2000 development money*
- A mentor to provide dramaturgical support whilst on attachment
- ‘Go and see theatre budget’
*The development money is intended to give the winner the time, space and support to develop a new play over the 12 month attachment.
All entries will be read by a panel of artists and industry professionals. A rehearsed reading of the winning entry and extracts from runners up will be showcased at a special new writing event at Nottingham Playhouse in September 2015.
For full details including terms and conditions and to enter visit the Promising Playwrights website
Deadline: 15 July 2015
Source: BBC Writers Room