The High Sheriff’s Cheshire Prize for Literature 2019 – Scriptwriting: open for entries (Cheshire writers)

The 2019 Prize for Literature will be awarded for an original and previously unpublished playscript for theatre, radio or television no more than 15 minutes in length.

The first stage though is the submission of a one-page treatment between 500-800 words. 12 of these submissions will be commissioned to produce the 15 minute playscript.

Four entries will then be chosen to be performed and judged at a live performance on November 29, 2019 at Storyhouse in Chester.

Applicants must have been born, live or have lived, study or have studied, work or have worked, in Cheshire. 

How to apply: find out more on the website

Deadline: 1 July 2019 

Source: BBC Writersroom

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