When you’re new to writing, just getting to the end of that first script is really hard. This section of the website is for those who want to write, who have an idea that is itching to get out, and who would like a guide or structure to help them take it from idea right through to a first draft.
What you get here is a series of steps in the writing process with essential elements, questions and challenges you will face. It’s not designed to be exhaustive, but it’s not just a basic ‘how to’. It’s the essentials of what we believe go into making a good script.
Deadline: 31st August 2018. People’s Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne is pleased to announce the latest People’s Play competition. This award is aimed at playwrights from the North of England who are yet to have a full-length play performed professionally.