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Latest opportunities

  • Nick Darke Award - Falmouth University

    Nick Darke Award - Falmouth University

    Deadline: 30 May 2016. The Nick Darke Writers' Award 2016 is now open for submissions of stage plays from UK and international writers aged 16 and over. The winner will receive a £6000 award.


  • The Progressive Playwright at The Tron Theatre

    The Progressive Playwright at The Tron Theatre

    Deadlines: 22nd February, 28th March, 2nd May. The monthly themed Progressive Playwright returns for the spring at Tron Theatre in Glasgow with public readings of extracts and a vote for which play the audience want to hear more from.


  • Papatango Prize - Southwark Playhouse

    Papatango Prize - Southwark Playhouse

    Deadline: 31 March 2016. The 2016 Papatango Prize for new writing in association with Southwark Playhouse. The winner gets a 4 week production, publication, a 10% royalty and £6000 commission for a new play.


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