Welcome to BBC Writersroom

Make inspiration happen.Danny Brocklehurst

BBC Writersroom works with writers at every stage of their career. 

We discover, develop and champion new and experienced writing talent across the whole of the UK. 

We’re based in London, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff and Belfast.

 

 

Latest opportunities

  • Mad Apple Collective - Children and Young Persons Playwriting Award

    Mad Apple Collective - Children and Young Persons Playwriting Award

    Deadline: 9pm, 7th April 2019. A new award for young playwrights (18 and under) based in the East of England. There are 4 different categories prize-winning categories and an overall winner.

  • Windsor Fringe - Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing

    Windsor Fringe - Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing

    Deadline: 5th March 2019. Amateur playwrights worldwide are invited to submit unpublished one-act plays for the 16th Windsor Fringe Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama Writing.

  • Green Curtain Theatre - 3 Opportunities

    Green Curtain Theatre - 3 Opportunities

    Deadlines: 2nd February & 28th February 2019. Green Curtain Theatre will be staging their 3rd festival of fringe plays in the summer and autumn of 2019 in London. The theme of the festival will be “Breaking Away”. They are looking for one act plays on this theme that reflect any aspect of the lives or experiences of Irish people living in multi-cultural Britain. They are also looking for monologues or playlets on the topic of 'Finding Love in the UK' and have an ongoing opportunity for short plays based on or connected to an Irish song.

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