The in-house Bread & Roses Theatre Company (BRTC) has been running regular new writing night The Platform since October 2012 in what was originally nothing more than the upstairs function room at the Bread & Roses Pub. This was the project that inspired the transformation of the space and eventual launch of The Bread & Roses Theatre on the 1st of November 2014.
The Platform VIII will take place on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd November 2015 and will also represent the First Year Anniversary Celebration of The Bread & Roses Theatre.
They are now accepting 5 to 20 minute short play submissions until midnight on 31st July 2015. Winning scripts will receive a professional performance on both nights and the winning writers will also get a guaranteed prize of £20 plus a share of profits made from ticket sales.
What to submit: Submitted scripts should meet the following criteria:
- A short play of 5-20 minutes in length.
- Previously submitted scripts may be resubmitted, please note in the comments if you have also redrafted it since. They
- accept up to two scripts per writer per submission round.
- Please note they are not looking for submissions with directors or actors already attached.
How to apply: Applications can be made via the form on their website.
Deadline: 31 July 2015 at midnight
Source: Playwriting UK Facebook Group