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elcome to our international playwriting competition which is run in conjunction with the British Council.

We will be launching The International Playwriting Competition 2005 and its accompanying website in October 2004.

International Playwriting Competition 2003 roll of honour:
2003 Winner in the English as a First Language category
Binti's Party by Eddie Ogembo
2003 Winner in the English as a Second Language category
Loyalty by Anuradha Swaminathan.
2003 Regional winners
Spell it Out
by Philip Heckman
by Ramu Ramanathan
(South Asia and former Soviet Union)
In Synch
by Dennis Gillman

by Anuradhha Swaminathan

Binti's Party
by Eddie Ogembo
(Africa and the Middle East)

The BBC and the British Council would like to thank everyone who entered the competition this year.

The standard of entries was extremely high and the final decision was a very difficult one to arrive at.

Everyone who entered the competition will be sent a Certificate of Entry in due course, please be patient if you have not received yours as yet.

We will be contacting all of the winners very shortly.

Once again many, many thanks to everyone who took the time to enter the competition - congratulations to you all !!!!!!!

 £2500 sterling
 A trip to London to see your play being recorded
 Awards for writers using English as a second
 Awards for writers using English as a first language

See the full prize list 
We need you to write a play in English of about 60 minutes in length.

The play must be original and unpublished and your own work.

Open to anyone not normally resident in the UK.
Your play must be with us in London by 30 April 2003.

See the full list of rules 
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