BBC Writersroom DRAMA Script Room 2018

BBC Writersroom’s regular window for unsolicited scripts opens 11 December 2017. They are looking for for Drama scripts including TV, film, radio, stage or online.

What to submit: 

  • One drama script of at least 30 minutes / pages in length for TV, Film, Radio, Stage or Online* – Your script should be a saved as a single PDF document of no more than 10MB in size.
  • A brief biography of your writing to date (up to 1 paragraph) to be included on your e-submissions profile.
  • If you are submitting an episode script for a series/serial, you may also attach a brief outline (1-3 pages) of further episodes. This should be attached as a separate PDF document to your script. Please note, this outline is not a requirement and would only be read if you made it onto our Drama Room writer development scheme.

Please remember to remove your name and contact details from your script. All scripts will be read “blind” i.e. without a name attached, until after the full-read stage.

If you are submitting a sample script for Children’s TV or Online, you are welcome to submit 2 x 15 min episodes as a single PDF document.

Read full guidelines here.

How to apply: The BBC e-submissions system will be active from 10am on Monday 11 December 2017, the link to which can be found here.

Deadline: 15 January 2018 at 5pm

Source: BBCWritersroom

2 thoughts on “BBC Writersroom DRAMA Script Room 2018”

  1. Your Opportunities Roundup, dated the 1st December, gives the deadline as the 15th of December, instead of January. My heart skipped a beat!

    1. Kimberley Andrews

      oops! Thank you very much for pointing this out Ron – and huge apologies to you and any other writers this has frightened the life out of! This has now been amended.

      Best of luck with your submission!

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