Newsjack - BBC Radio 4 Extra - Sketch and One-Liner Writing Submissions
Newsjack | Weekly Deadlines: Beginning 4th & 5th February 2019 - Ending 11th & 12th March 2019 | BBC Radio 4 Extra
Irreverent and satirical, Newsjack is the scrapbook sketch show written entirely by the Great British public, and then bought to life by a revolving cast of sketch performers.
Trying to make sense of it all is new host Kiri Pritchard-McLean.
Read our Blog (submission dates relate to a previous series) for more information about how to submit sketches, plus loads of handy hints and examples or watch our Facebook Live Q&A below with the team behind Newsjack from 6th September 2018.
Go to Newsjack's Submission Page on their website for full details, advice, script templates and details of fees for material which is used on air.
Sketches: Weekly deadline 12.00pm on Mondays from 4th February 2019 (last submission Monday 11th March 2019)
One-Liners: Weekly deadline 12.00pm Tuesdays from 5th February 2019 (last submission Tuesday 12th March 2019)
Deadline: 1st July 2019. The High Sheriff's Cheshire Prize for Literature 2019 is for Scriptwriting. It's open to writers who are in, from, study, studied, work or worked in Cheshire.
Deadline: 5th June 2019 at 6pm. The Prize is an opportunity for writers of any background and experience to enter unperformed plays to be judged by a panel of industry experts for a chance to win part of a prize fund totalling £40,000.
Deadline: 1st June 2019. Six scholarship places are available for the 2019/20 MA in TV Fiction Writing at Glasgow Caledonian University, one for a Gaelic speaker. The scholarships are provided by industry partners including BBC Scotland and MG Alba.
Read these scripts from the BBC TV Drama archive.
Read this script from the BBC Drama archive.