Explore new writing opportunities and events from the BBC and across the industry.
Deadline: Midnight 6th March 2017. Short (5 - 20 minute) play submissions are needed for October Pub Theatre nights for this Milton Keynes based theatre and production company.
Deadline: 6th April 2017. Faber & Faber and the Andlyn Literary Agency with a new prize to find Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers and illustrators for children.
Deadline: 5th March 2017. Amateur playwrights worldwide are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for the 14th Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Drama Writing Award.
Deadline: 5pm on Friday 21st April 2017. Are you the author of tomorrow? The BBC Young Writers' Award 2017 is open for submissions! Judges Alice Levine, Holly Bourne and Nikesh Shukla want your short stories.
Deadline: 10 February 2017. The Significant Other Festival is an annual festival of 10, 10 minute plays created in just 10 days. Applications are now open for Writers, Actors and Directors. Performances: 14th March -18th March, 2017 at The Vaults Theatre.
Deadlines: 1st March, 1st May & 1st June 2017. Three writing opportunities from Writers Avenue Theatre Company for the writers of contemporary plays. Six Degrees (based on the 6 Degrees of Separation theory), Seven (Monologues based on one of the 7 Deadly sins or virtues), The Gossip (short plays based on true stories from the entertainment industry)
Deadline: 17 February 2017. The Young Harts Writing Festival offers 5 writers (aged 10-25) the chance to see their short play staged at the Lyric Hammersmith. The theme is 'Secrets'.