Script Room

BBC writersroom | Deadline: September 29, 2014

Writing is the only thing that, when I do it, I don't feel I should be doing something else. Gloria Steinem

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.

How to submit

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.

Submit your script

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 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.

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Terms & Conditions

Before you send your script

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E-submissions: FAQs

Submitting your script online

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Formatting your script

Guidelines and example scripts

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Medium & Format Guidelines

Find out what we look for

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