Script Room 8 for stage plays.
BBC writersroom provides a unique open-door at the BBC for writers - we call it the Script Room.
The Script Room window for submitting Stage Plays is open from 10am on Monday 15th September 2014 until 5pm on Monday 29th September 2014.
The Script Room is a place where you can send your script to be assessed by our team of experienced readers. We read all scripts as a calling card of a writer's talent. This is not a free script-reading service, but a means by which the BBC seeks out the best new writing talent, offering writers without a track record, representation, or contacts the opportunity to have their work considered by the BBC. Shortlisted writers will go forward to access a range of development opportunities with BBC writersroom.
Script Room 8 is specifically for Stage plays – comedy / drama
At the same time we are running The Writer’s Prize for Radio Drama scripts. Full details of the Writer's Prize
What we accept
We have strict rules on what we do and don’t accept, so before sending in anything you should acquaint yourself fully with our Terms & Conditions before submitting.
Script Room 8 for Stage Plays (Comedy or Drama) is open for submissions from 10am on Monday 15th September 2014 until 5pm on Monday 29th September 2014.
Please read the E-submissions FAQs for full guidelines on how the new system works. All scripts must be formatted as PDFs. The link to submit scripts will be made live on 15th September 2014.
If you are unable to submit online, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to request a cover sheet no later than 3 weeks ahead of the Script Room deadline.
Deadline: 5pm on Monday 29th September 2014
Find more information about Script Room and about formatting your script, in the Send a Script section.
Before you send your script
Submitting your script online
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Guidelines and example scripts
Find out what we look for