Not Too Tame seeking new writing for Paines Plough’s Roundabout

Writers wanted for Paines Plough’s Roundabout season at The Lowry. Earlier this year NTT held their first TuckShop in London and have now been invited to showcase a selection of new writing at Paines Plough’s Roundabout in conjunction with The Lowry in Salford.

They are looking for scripts based on the theme of ‘Identity’ and we expect that this will be interpreted in a variety of ways.

Scripts should be for between 1-3 actors and anywhere between 1-10 minutes.  They are actively looking for a variety of pieces for this pic ‘n’ mix of a night, so encourage you to be creative!  Scripts will be staged in the round, and we welcome all elements of performance.  All technical requirements should be kept to a minimum.

How to apply:

  1. Like them on facebook and follow them on ontwitter @nottootame
  2. Download and complete an application form. You’ll be asked to write a 300 word statement and provide details of training and experience.
  3. Attach and email to When emailing please put your name in CAPITALS as well as WRITER in the subject box

Deadline: 21 August 2015 at 5pm/ They’ll let you know if you’ve been successful via email by Friday 28th August.

Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Page

This is an unpaid opportunity to join Not Too Tame as we take on the exciting challenge of bringing our own brand of full throttle theatre to Paines Plough’s Roundabout for the first time at the Lowry.

Unfortunately, due to the volume of submissions we will be unable to notify you if you have been unsuccessful or to offer individual feedback. If you have any further questions please email

Get in touch! Not Too Tame are always looking to meet artists with a hunger for creating new work and a belief in theatre for all.  Can’t wait to hear from you!

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