Pen to Print - including playwriting competition

Pen to Print | London Borough of Barking and Dagenham | Deadline for the Playwriting Competition: 28th March 2019 + various other deadlines

Pen to Print is an exciting creative writing organisation established by The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Library service aimed at emerging novelists, short story writers, poets and playwrights.  

Pen to Print Playwriting Competition

Are you a budding playwright?

This year, as part of Pen to Print, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham have launched a new one-act play competition.

Write a one act play for between 2 to 4 characters that is approximately 10 minutes long on the theme 'The Activists'.

Shortlisted entries will be performed as part of an evening of script-in-hand readings at the Broadway Theatre, Barking on Thursday 23rd May 2019. The winning play will be announced on the night. First prize a tablet PC. 

The competition is open to UK entries only.

The closing date for entries is 28th March 2019

Visit the website for full criteria and to enter


Visit the Pen to Print website for further opportunities including:

The Pen to Print Book Challenge 

The Pen to Print Poetry and Short Story Competition 

The Pen to Print Competition for Young Writers

More Pen to Print events

Contact Pen to Print for more information

Please note that these schemes are listed here for your convenience. However, they are run by external organisations and unless otherwise noted the BBC has no involvement with them. Therefore the BBC cannot respond to any queries in connection to those and accepts no liability for the accuracy of third party websites and the information contained on them.

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