Opportunities weekly round-up: 11 July 2014

Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).

The Peckham Pelicam seeking playwrights for ‘Etch’ Scratch Night – Deadline: 11 July 2014

The Ashton Group seeking new play to tour the North West (under 25′s only) – Deadline: 11 July 2014

Pentabus seeking theatre maker (including playwrights) for BBC Performing Arts Fellowship– Deadline: 11 July at 5pm

Spidervision Productions seeking short film scripts about India’s involvement in WWI – Deadline: 12 July 2014

Freedom Studios seeking BBC Performing Arts Fellow – Deadline: 14 July 2014

2014 William Saroyan Prize for Human Rights / Social Justice ($10,000 prize, $20 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 July 2014

Guildhall School seeking writer in residence for MA Opera Making and Writing (paid)- Deadline: 15 July 2014

Taking the Mick Theatre Company seeking short plays for London fringe night – Deadline: 17 July 2014

BFI Teen Scene Script Challenge (age 16-25) – Deadline: 18 July 2014

Little Pieces of Gold seeking 10 minute plays on subject of Work – Deadline: 21 July 2014

Rebel Voices Playwriting Competition (Function Factory Theatre) – plays about WWI (£10 fee) – Deadline: 30 July 2014

Sterts Theatre – one act play competition open for submissions (£6 entry) – Deadline: 31 July 2014

Alfred Fagon award 2014 open for applications from playwrights of Caribbean or African descent – Deadline: 1 August 2014

Playfest 2014 call for new plays –  Deadline 1 August 2014

Mardibooks accepting one-act plays for e-book – Deadline: 1 August 2014 at 5pm

Short Back and Sides seeking short plays – Deadline: 1 August 2014

Storylining Continuing Drama workshop – one free place available – Deadline: 1 August 2014

Tutti Frutti seeking children’s writer for BBC Performing Arts Fellowship – 4 August 2014

London Horror Festival seeking radio drama submissions for Stage Fright Radio Horror Competition (£2 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 August 2014

Hampshire County Council seeking Writer in Residence (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014

Freelance scriptwriters required for children’s educational project (paid) – Deadline: 22 August 2014

Funny Women 2014 Comedy Writing Awards (women writers only) – Deadline: 31 August 2014

Fractured Lines accepting monologues – Deadline: 31August 2014

Shore Screenwriting Competition (cash prize, £25-£40) – Deadline:  31 May 2014 (Earlybird deadline); 31 August (final deadline)

Rochdale Literature & Ideas Festival seeking 15 minute plays – Deadline: 1 September 2014

Lion Tamers Theatre Company seeking full length scripts for 2015 tour – Deadline: 1 September 2014

Kitchen Sink Drama: the chance to put on a production in the home of a leading theatre producer/ artistic director-  Deadline: 1 September 2014

Bush Theatre – Submissions window now open – Deadline: 1 September 2014

BAFTA Rocliffe launches competition for children’s writers (entry fee) – Deadline: early bird 21 July 2014/ final 1 September 2014

Little Brother Productions offering a writer £1000 to develop television idea – Deadline: 3 October 2014

Gillian Hush Award – fully funded place on Arvon Course on writing for radio – Deadline: 13 October 2014

Ongoing submissions:

Criterion new writing programme open for submissions – Deadline: none posted (but the course commences on 9 September 2014

Funding available for students at Glasgow University MLitt Playwriting & Dramaturgy – Deadline: none posted

Everything Theatre accepting plays for podcast readings – Deadline: none posted

Ice & Fire/ Amnesty International UK – rolling submissions for plays with human rights theme – Deadline: Ongoing

Performance Platform Opportunity, University of Greenwich – Deadline: None posted

Quids In Theatre Co seeking 40-60 minute plays for lunchtime series – Deadline: Ongoing

The Cockpit Theatre seeking work for scratch nights – No deadline posted but performances take place on the first Monday of the month through to June 2014.

ScriptSpace development workshop at The Space – Deadline: None

Shred Productions open to submissions – Deadline: None (open submissions)

Open Arts Cafe Call for Submissions – Deadline: None posted

Poppy Seed – accepting submissions of 5 minute scripts for blog – Deadline: None posted

BAREtruth Theatre looking for full length scripts – Deadline: None posted

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