BBC Writersroom Wales
BBC Writersroom launched in Wales in March 2017. Our Development Producer Helen Perry and Coordinator Emily Angell are based at the BBC's offices in Cardiff.
Writersroom Wales' aim, alongside the rest of BBC Writersroom across the UK, is to champion new and experienced writing talent, to support and develop writers so that they can go and create brilliant stories for the audience.
Writersroom Wales will feed into all the pan-UK Writersroom schemes but will also create bespoke opportunities for writers Welsh writers, writers living and working in Wales, and also writers who can authentically depict Welsh stories and Welsh characters and reflect the culture of Wales in their writing.
Who We Are
Helen Perry is the Development Producer for BBC Writersroom in Cardiff from January 2018. Before joining the BBC Writersoom she worked in BBC Radio Drama.
Emily is the Development Coordinator for BBC Writersroom in Wales and comes from a background of both freelance production and in-house roles. Emily has previously worked as Drama Coordinator for BBC Wales Drama and as Assistant Production Coordinator and Travel/Accommodation Coordinator on drama productions.
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A bi-lingual review of our Welsh Festival by Dai Lingual
Deadline: 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.
Deadline: 5 December 2018. The RSL’s Literature Matters Awards aim to reward and enable literary excellence and innovation. Proposals can be pieces of writing, events, publications or productions on any subject and in any form, including (but not limited to) prose fiction or non-fiction, short stories, poetry, playwriting, screenwriting, graphic fiction, biography or travel-writing.
Deadline: 1st December 2018. Theatrefullstop will team up with 3 pub theatres to present the third Pub Theatre Festival in 2019, with the aim to be a launch pad for the voices of tomorrow. They are taking submissions now.
Read these scripts from the BBC TV Comedy archive.
Read these scripts from the BBC TV Drama archive.