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October (7 posts)

  1. Scotland Writes

    Monday 26 October 2009, 14:17

    Paul Ashton Paul Ashton

    Due to the recent postal disturbances we have a slight amendment to our dates for the Scotland Writes competition. The deadline for submissions remains the same. But in order that we receive scripts potentially caught up in sorting offices, we will start sifting them later than originally planned. And...

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  2. Opportunities update

    Monday 19 October 2009, 17:57

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    The winners of this year's Windsor Fringe Marriott Award for New Drama writing have been announced, and four of the nine shortlisted authors - Jeremy Fielding, Jenny Klein, Andy McCoy and overall winner Kathleen Kiley - found out about the competition via our BBC writersroom opportunity page.

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  3. Q&As at Soho Theatre

    Thursday 15 October 2009, 18:39

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    We've just announced two new Q&As.

    Writer/Star Miranda Hart will talk about her new TV series Miranda on the 10 November 2009, while Writer/Director Stephen Poliakoff and Executive Producer Jane Wright will be discussing Stephen's new film Glorious 39 on the 16 November 2009.

    Both events will be held...

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  4. Free theatre tickets for the under-26

    Thursday 15 October 2009, 18:27

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    I just found out about this... Apparently the Arts Council will buy you free theatre tickets if you're aged 25 or younger!

    Just go to the Arts Council website, type in your postcode or area, and it'll let you know about the local theatres that are participating and how to contact them.

    Sounds like...

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  5. North of the Border

    Tuesday 13 October 2009, 15:30

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    For some reason, we're inundated with opportunities in Scotland at the moment. I have no idea why this should be, but thought it was worth bringing to your attention.

    Open to Scots Only
    Scotland Writes
    Ignite 2009

    Open to All
    Watson's Wind Up
    Stand Up Comedy Workshops
    Big Village Fringe Show Competition...

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  6. Money, money, money

    Tuesday 6 October 2009, 16:13

    Piers Beckley Piers Beckley

    Michelle Lipton writes about the financial implications of being a writer.

    Much more interesting - and scary - than I've made it sound.

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  7. Writers Academy 18

    Thursday 1 October 2009, 14:43

    Ceri Meyrick Ceri Meyrick

    Busy Busy

    So the course is up and running, and the writers have been working away for three weeks now up at the classroom in Elstree. I won't embarrass them by talking about them, but perhaps I'll persuade one or two of them to contribute to the blog soon. Anyway, it's all going very well. They've...

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