Five plays to be produced in a London venue, one of which will be chosen to be made into a short film.
The Winning Plays will be:
- Given a full performance at a London venue!
- Developed by professional directors and actors!
- Given written assessments by theatre professionals!
- Considered for publication by our partnered publishers!
- Filmed in performance by Mini Mammoth Films!
- A public audience will vote for their favourite!
- One play turned into a short film!
- Up to 30 plays will be shortlisted!
What will Happen:
- Closing date 30th March
- A long list will be drawn up by 30th May
- A shortlist will be drawn up by 30th June
- Winners will be announced by 30th July
- Performances will take place in October
- Winning playwrights will be presented with assessments in November
- Videos of winning plays will be released in December
- In the past few years, over 35 winning plays have been given offers of publication!
British Theatre Challenge Rules:
- The competition is open to all nationalities, plays must be written in English and unpublished for the duration of the competition.
- Plays must be written for the stage for more than one actor with a running time no more than 30 minutes.
- By entering the writer affirms that their entry is original and they have sole rights to all matters contained within the play.
- The authors name and contact details must be removed from all pages of the script. All pages to be numbered.
- The first page of each script should include a completed play synopsis of no more than 50 words, a list of characters, a description of setting.
- Entries must be submitted with full payment of £16 per play. Entrants may submit any number of plays and each play must be accompanied by the appropriate fee.
- The organisers will not accept responsibility for the loss of scripts in transit.
- The judge's decision is final and no correspondence concerning the results will be entered into.
Enter using the submission form on the Sky Blue Theatre website - skybluetheatre.com/playwriting-competition