Reading Between the Lines Theatre Company (RBL) Writing Competition for Off the Block #8

RBL, Reading’s multi-award-winning theatre company, are now taking entries for their annual new writing competition, Find a Reading Writer.

Writers will be competing to be the fourth writer in RBL’s annual sell-out event, Off the Block and for the competition will have 6 hours to write a short play inspired by a stage direction given to them by the company directors. All entries are submitted by 4pm of the same day and shall then be read by RBL’s team of discerning professionals. The winner then joins the professional team of writers, whose plays are performed on Friday 24th May at South Street Arts Centre.

The annual event, which engages over 30 professional theatre makers from around the UK, is now in it’s 8th year and has proven a great way for the company to meet new local aspiring professionals.

How to apply: If you would like to be considered for the competition, then please email RBL at with a bit about you and a CV.

For tickets to Off the Block at South Street Arts Centre, on Friday 24th May, 7.30pm, please visit the website.

Deadline: 26  April 2019 at 6pm 

Source: direct contact

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