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Latest opportunities

  • The Progressive Playwright Award 2016 at The Tron Theatre

    The Progressive Playwright Award 2016 at The Tron Theatre

    Deadlines: 30 September, 23 October 2015. A £2000 bursary to develop your work up to seventy minutes and support to stage a ‘work in progress’ rehearsed reading at the Tron Theatre in June 2016


  • Screenplay First Award - BBC Films & BBC Writersroom

    Screenplay First Award - BBC Films & BBC Writersroom

    Deadline: 22 October 2015 at 5pm. The winner of the Screenplay First Award, run in partnership between BBC Films and BBC Writersroom, will win £10K plus support from BBC Films to develop an original feature screenplay.


  • Newsjack


    Deadline: Mondays & Tuesdays weekly until 13th October, 2015. BBC Radio 4 Extra are again looking for submissions for the topical sketch show series.


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