Little Pieces of Gold seeking 10 minute plays on subject of Work

Little Pieces of Gold is seeking ten minute plays on the subject of work for their next showcase on the 7 & 28 September 2014 at the Southwark Playhouse.  Little Pieces of Gold is a regular showcase for bold, thought provoking, entertaining new drama with each show featuring an eclectic mix of short plays selected from around 300 submissions.

Writing prompt from Little Pieces of Gold:

Some examples could be life on the treadmill/ the ‘rat race’; office politics; the pay gap; gender inequalities; work-life balance; identity through work & career; combining motherhood/fatherhood with work; shifting patterns of work and the need for new skills; lack of work/career opportunities in the current economic climate. The choice is yours. As long as your play addresses the theme in some way.

What to submit: A ten minute play with a maximum cast of four.  They cannot accept extracts, adaptations or monologues, and the piece should not have been performed previously (readings are ok). Only basic sound and lighting can be accommodated.  Full details about submission are on their website.

Your application should include the following:

  • Your play (in PDF or Word format)
  • Short synopsis of the play
  • Brief writer’s bio
  • Your home address (only UK writers are eligible)
  • How you heard about the showcase

How to apply: Email your application to

What you get: Your play will be assigned a director and will be cast, rehearsed, and performed in the showcase.

Deadline: 21 July 2014 at midnight

Source: BBC Writersroom

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