Carabosse seeking 5-20 minute submissions on theme of ‘Winter’ (Milton Keynes, open to London writers)

Carabosse in Milton Keynes is currently accepting submissions for its next Pub Theatre nights to be performed in December 2015.

What to submit:  Pieces for the Pub Theatre night can only be 5 minutes up to 20 minutes in length and must respond to the theme ‘Winter’ – however they can be pieces in their own right, ‘works in progress’ or scenes from a longer play.

In their words: “We encourage plays with compelling stories that will demand an audience’s attention. We want to discover plays that engage and entertain.”

How to apply:  They will accept scripts from 20th July until midnight on the 24th August 2015. During this period, please email your scripts to – please include a separate A4 cover sheet with a mini biog and synopsis of your piece.

Please note, they are unable to receive or read unsolicited scripts that are:

  • sent to us by post
  • without a cover sheet
  • incorrect length for particular submission window
  • previously produced
  • from writers from outside of the UK and Ireland
  • from writers with agents
  • sent outside the submission window
  • that have been previously submitted to them

They are also unable to read more than one script from a writer in the same submission window.

Carabosse Writers’ Night:  For each production, they host a Writers’ Night following a selected performance. You can see the show and join us for a Q and A afterwards led by the Dramaturg and Director featuring the writer, cast and production team. If you have any questions, or would like to submit a short play, please email:

Deadline: 24 August 2015

Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group

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