Lichfield Garrick Theatre taking applications for writers for children’s production

Lichfield Garrick Theatre has a small studio production for Christmas which it makes in-house.  This year’s working title is The Mince Pie Mouse and is aimed at children aged 2 – 6 years, with a cast of two actors. They are taking applications from writers until 2nd March. This is a paid opportunity of £2500

The studio is an end on, 150 seat black box auditorium with a basic, but effective lighting rig and full cinematic surround sound.


  • Run time: a full production lasting approximately 40 minutes with no interval.
  • Creative team: Director: tbc, in-house lighting and sound design
  • Cast: 2 actors


Please send a CV, a previously written scene for children of an appropriate age and one side of A4 outlining your idea (synopsis of plot including the arc the characters will follow, character list and a general idea of the kind of setting in which you are basing the story).

Find full application details, requirements and production timescale on the Lichfield Garrick Theatre website

Deadline: 2nd March 2020 at 9am

Source: BBC Writersroom

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