Cast Iron Theatre accepting submissions for short play night

Cast Iron Theatre‘s writing window is now open for their twelfth short play night in April.

This time it’s an open theme, you get to write exactly what YOU want to write!

Cast Iron Theatre are looking for are plays that are exciting, fresh and explore narratives with challenging themes or make them see the ordinary in a different way. They are looking for plays that tell a concise and complete story in around 10 minutes. They accept drama and comedy – which means they will accept funny plays but are unlikely to accept sketches.

Submission guidelines:

  • Entries are limited to 1 play per writer.
  • 2-4 characters.
  • Scripts should be around ten minutes long.
  • Black box stage – so limit your set, props and FX
  • Theme: Free write – There is no theme

How to apply: email your submission to

The production of the Cast Iron Short Play Night XII is a profit share – for more details and their guidelines for writers please email

Find out more on the Cast Iron Theatre website 

Deadline: 20 January 2019 at midnight 

Source: BBC Writersroom

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