16 May, 2008

Deadlines Calendar - New Entries

Deadlines Calendar


dumbFounded Comedy Sketch Writing Competition

Theme: Man Vs Woman


Deadline: 23 May 2008

/ Free /


Pygmalion Plus

The European programme for the development of projects for child and family audiences: Feature Film, TV Drama Series, Animation, Interactive and Cross-platform Media.


Deadline: 2 June 2008

/ Free /


‘Protect the Human’ Playwriting Competition 2008

iceandfire and Amnesty International UK launched the 2008 ‘Protect the Human’ playwriting competition on May 6th 2008. By pairing up to create the competition our aim is to harness theatre's ability to make real and relevant the impact of human rights on our everyday lives. To do this we are looking for insightful and engaging plays that imaginatively interpret this aim.

iceandfire create compelling theatre exploring stories of displacement and conflict. They are interested in

imaginative and excellent theatre, but are not seeking scripts that are didactic, preaching or dogmatic.


Window for submissions: 28 July - 1 August 2008

/ Free /


The Alfred Fagon Award

The Award of £5000 is open to any playwright of Caribbean or African descent, resident in the UK, for the best

new stage play in English, which need not have been produced. Each entrant may submit only one play.

(Television, radio and film scripts will not be considered.)

Applicants for the 2008 Award should send two copies of their play (plus a Stamped Self-Addressed Envelope for

return of scripts), accompanied by a CV which includes the writer's Caribbean or African connection and a

brief history of the play, to:

The Alfred Fagon Award
The Royal Court Theatre
Sloane Square
London SW1W 8AS.

The Alfred Fagon Award

Deadline: 31 August 2008.

/ Free /


The McLellan Award for Play Writing

1. Your play should be written in Living Scots .
It may be set in any period
It may be written in any form of Scots or Scots dialect urban or rural.
2. Running time should be a minimum of 40 to a maximum of 60 minutes.
3. The play should be for up to 3 actors with a maximum of three settings.

The McLellan Award

Deadline: 30 September 2008

/ under £10 /

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