Finborough Theatre | Open Script Submissions

The Finborough Theatre welcomes unsolicited scripts at any time of the year. They encourage script submissions on all subjects and themes, but are particularly interested in:

  • New writing by writers of all ages.
  • Plays that are politically and socially engaged.
  • Works for music theatre.
  • Plays about the Kensington and Chelsea area, local history and personalities.
  • Adaptations of obscure books written after 1800.
  • Plays that are artistically ambitious and thematically expansive.
  • Plays with large casts.
  • Scripts from international writers, but can only accept plays written in English, Scots or Scots Gaelic.

What to submit:

  • A short synopsis of the plot.
  • A one-page CV of your writing experience to date including any readings/productions you may have had. If you do not have a CV, some idea of your background and writing experience included in your cover letter is fine.
  • the script as a PDF

Email your script to

Please write the title of the play you are submitting in the subject line.

For further requirements, visit the Finborough Theatre Literary Opportunities page

Deadline: rolling

Source: BBC Writersroom

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