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Are you a writer who wants to work at The Yard? They are changing the way they read your work…

“Providing a platform for writers  has always been central to what The Yard does. But, as a small and busy team, we’ve not been able to read as many of your scripts as we would have liked. So we’re changing the way we read your work.”

How it will work: twice a year they’ll open up submissions for scripts, asking you to send in a 10 page sample of your writing and a single page telling us more about you and your piece. All of these will be read by their core team, as well as a small group of trusted readers.

From there they will request full scripts from writers, whose ideas excite them and whose work they think could be a good fit for The Yard’s programme.

“After reading your script we may get in touch to set up a meeting to discuss your work, offer dramaturgical notes, or request further writing. If on the other hand we feel that your writing isn’t quite right for us, we’ll be in touch to let you know. Whatever the outcome, You will hear from us no later than 6 weeks after the submissions deadline closes.”

How to apply: visit their artists page for more information

Deadline: 3 December 2018

Source: @Playwriting_UK

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