Down Stage Right: New Writing Night for Devon and Cornwall Based Writers

Down Stage Write are looking for 4 short plays for their upcoming event, ‘Down Stage Night’. The event will take place at Exeter Phoenix on Monday November 19th 2018 and is geared towards giving Devon and Cornwall based writers the chance to have their short-plays staged and performed by a team of local Directors and Actors.

All access requirements for writers will be met.

Submission guidelines:

  • Short-plays should be submitted to putting ‘DOWN STAGE NIGHT SUBMISSION’ as the e-mail subject. All writers will be sent an email acknowledging their submission.
  • They are looking for pieces that are 10–15 minutes long. These should be stand alone shorts, not extracts from a larger piece.
  • Down Stage Night has an open theme; your plays can be about anything and everything.
  • Plays should two-handers or monologues.
  • One submission per writer.
  • This is an opportunity for DEVON AND CORNWALL BASED WRITERS ONLY.

Every submission will receive feedback.

They are happy to support writers with the submission process. If you have any questions, contact them on

Deadline: 30 September 2018 at midnight

Source: BBC Writersroom

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