Details of how to apply for the E20 Writers School

Update: Please note that the deadline has now passed and no more applications are being accepted.



EastEnders: E20 series 3 is written by a team of young writers, all under the age of 23. All of our writers complete a 4-week EastEnders: E20 Writers School where they are taught how to write for television by EastEnders Script Writers and Producers. They are then commissioned to write an episode each.

If you are a UK resident, aged 16-22 and would like to take part in the next EastEnders: E20 Writers School, the details of how to apply are listed below.

You must be between the ages of 16-22 on November 30th 2011 to be eligable.

What do I need to do?

If you are a UK resident aged 16-22 and would like to write for EastEnders: E20, you should submit a piece of fictional writing for a character that you have made up.

You should write either a blog, diary extract or monologue for that character, no longer than 400 words and send it in to us by WEDNESDAY 30th NOVEMBER 2011.

Where do I send it?

Please send your submissions to:

EastEnders: E20 - Script Development
BBC Elstree Centre,
Clarendon Road,

Please remember to include your name, your age (including date of birth) and your contact details (including a telephone number and an email address) on your submission.

All submissions must be recieved by WEDNESDAY 30TH NOVEMBER 2011.