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Submit your micro/short play or screenplay to TYPE! (Free)

Do you have a playlet or flash screenplay you would like to share? Send in your script (2-5 minutes in length), a brief bio and contact details via the TYPE! submissions page, which also contains guidance for other work you may be interested in sharing. TYPE! is a new, free bookmark magazine championing bold new writing. …

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Opportunity for a Writer Collaborator with Composer Amanda Johnson

Amanda Johnson is a classical composer and violinist based in Sheffield. She explores the themes of migration, travel and freedom, combining recorded sound with instruments and voices and she is looking to collaborate with a female identifying writer on her exciting new opera, Thea. The successful candidate will collaborate with Amanda and write the words …

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FIELDNOTES Audio and Written Content Contributors (unpaid, possibility for future payment)

FIELDNOTES in inviting submissions in the form of audio samples and/or written proposals for audio content, welcoming formats from readings to field recordings, music, soundworks and all things between, as well as proposals for longer forms such as interviews, conversations or podcasts. Selected works will be published online and included in a regular radio series …

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#WrAP is coming back for 2022! Write a play in January!

The end of 2021 is fast approaching and it’s time for us to let you know for the 5th year running our January playwriting challenge Write A Play (WrAP) is BACK! As always, we’ll be challenging you to write a first draft of a play in January, whilst providing all the prompts you need to …

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London Playwrights interview the creators of Rainer at the Arcola

RAINER is the story of a solitary delivery rider and her mental collapse, as she moves from leafy suburbs to luxury flats, invisible to those around her. This new play opens at the Arcola next week. We spoke to writer, Max Wilkinson, and performer, Sorcha Kennedy, who plays Rainer, to find out more about the …

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SOPHIE the play by Emily Curtis & Sophie Potter

SOPHIE the play by Emily Curtis & Sophie Potter is being performed at The Hope Theatre, Islington this October. Sophie is an autobiographical story, is based on Emily and her sister, Sophie, who has Downs syndrome. The piece explores their experiences growing up together in Hull and is an honest portrayal of what it’s like to …

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LPW Submission Window: Q&A with our Literary Associate, Emily Glaze

Our submission window is open! This is a really exciting time for London Playwrights as we open our doors for our members to send us their plays! We’re really excited about reading your submissions, getting to know you as writers, and being able to offer feedback and development opportunities.   Our Literary Associate, Emily Glaze …

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Play Club 2020: The Selections

You can now watch this event on YouTube. Watch here: https://youtu.be/TFAyrVGjLv8 It’s free to watch but if you like what you see, donations are very welcome and help us to create more events like this!    Over the bizarre year that 2020 has been, we’ve been running our annual Play Club project. Writers get a …

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‘Get ‘em in hot water and then get ‘em out again’: 2020 and The Hope of the Narrative

In this guest post by Florence Bell, she discusses how she set up ITCH (www.itchwriting.com), a new approach to writing workshops and how the urge make theatre is still worth pursuing even in these difficult times.  ‘Get ‘em in hot water and then get ‘em out again’. So goes the advice of Frank Craven, actor, …

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