Kevin Elyot Award to provide residency at University of Bristol Theatre Collection (£3,000 prize)

A new award has been established in memory of writer Kevin Elyot, whose work spanned from Poirot to My Night With Reg.

The Kevin Elyot Award creates a writer in residency post that allows the recipient access to the University of Bristol Theatre Collection, where Kevin Elyot’s own archive is contained.

The Prize:  The Award supports a residency of up to four weeks to support a writer in developing their work, using the Kevin Elyot Archive and other holdings within the collection to create a new artistic or academic work.

The financial award of £3,000 is designed to support a stipend towards living expenses, materials, and dissemination of the project.

What to submit:  Full details about the award and submission process can be found below:

The Kevin Elyot Award Background Information and Application Details (PDF, 132kB)

Applicants should submit:

  • A written proposal about how you’d like to respond to the archive, the work you’d like to produce, and the form of the eventual product (1,000 words maximum)
  • A brief CV (2 pages maximum)
  • A brief project plan outlining budget, timescale, dissemination plans, and outcomes (1 page maximum)

How to apply:  Applications should be emailed to with Kevin Elyot Award in the subject line.

Deadline:  3 June 2016 at 5pm

Source:  The Stage

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