Opportunities weekly round-up: 22 August 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).

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

Writer in Residence, Plymouth University and Literature Works – Deadline: 26 August 2014

Golden Lane Films call for scripts, IdeasTap – Deadline: 29 August 2014

Etch seeking submissions for scratch night at the Peckham Pelican – Deadline: 29 August 2014

Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed evenings at Tron Theatre (Glasgow), Theme: Power – Deadline: 30 August 2014

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

Fractured Lines accepting monologues – Deadline: 31 August 2014

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

T.S. Eliot Commissions open for submissions, Old Vic New Voices – Deadline: 1 September 2014

Live Theatre offering bursary for online course beaplaywright.com – Deadline: 1 September 2014

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

1st Annual Book Pipeline Contest ($50 entry fee) – Deadline: 15 September 2014

17percent seeking submissions for She Writes (Chatham, Kent – women writers only), Theme: Byron – Deadline: 15 September 2014

Feature Film screenplay mentoring from IdeasTap – Deadline: 24 September 2014

Words and Women seeking submissions about the East of England – Deadline: 26 September 2014

Behind the Bikeshed: accepting sketches inspired by the Beatles for London showcase – Deadline: 27 September 2014

BBC Writersroom to open Scriptroom 8 (for stage and radio plays) & Writer’s Prize in September – Deadline: 29 September 2014

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

Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed evenings at Tron Theatre (Glasgow), Theme: Wealth – Deadline: 9 October 2014

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

Royal Society of Literature Brookleaze Grants for Writers Autumn 2014 – Deadline: 17 October 2014

IdeasTap Editors Brief: accepting submissions on ‘Road Trip’ theme– Deadline: 30 October 2014

Progressive Playwright seeking short plays for themed evenings at Tron Theatre (Glasgow), Theme: Forgiveness – Deadline: 12 November 2014

Ongoing submissions:

Mind the Gap seeking plays by British Writers for performance in NYC ($5 fee) – Deadline:  None posted.  Plays to be produced in November 2014

Kings Head Theatre seeking work in development for Without Decor – Deadline: none posted

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

Thistledew Desert Theatre (USA) seeking monologues and radio plays – Deadline: Rolling

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