13/04/2018 Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Call for proposals: Airplays

1d624024-fde9-4a37-a5a2-5cb314d3cf03

 

West Yorkshire Playhouse invites proposals for 15-minute radio dramas on the theme of migration

The first Airplays event at the WYP will be a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush in 1948. Four selected plays will be produced by West Yorkshire Playhouse, performed live at Leeds College of Music and recorded for broadcast by BBC Radio Leeds. The writer of each of the four commissioned plays will receive £1,000.

Airplays is open to writers resident in the UK. Selected writers must be available to write a full draft of their play by 22 June.

Proposals must be for original fiction, not an account of real events, either historical or current.

To submit, send a a story synopsis up to 600 words outlining the play, a maximum of two pages of A4 of previous fictional writing, and a CV outling relevant writing experience.

The closing date to submit is 10 May.

For full details see the website.

 


 

 

For all the latest publishing news, subscribe to Writing Magazine or download our app

 

Register and sign up for our newsletter for late-breaking news, more competitions and exclusive content

News

13/04/2018 Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Recent Updates

Creative writing competition: The Write Stuff

The London Book Fair competition gives authors the chance to pitch to top agents ...


Creative writing competition: William Soutar Writing Prize

This year 's competition is for poetry, with a first prize of a writing course at Moniack Mhor or Arvon ...


Short story competition: The Sunday Times Audible Short Story Competition

Win a first prize of £30,000 in the richest prize for a single short story ...


Win a publishing contract with HarperFiction!

The Comedy Women in Print Prize is joining forces with HarperFiction to offer a £5,000 publishing contract as ...


Other News

Poetry competition: Keats-Shelley Prize 2019

Win prizes worth £5,000 in the annual competition for poems and essays themed on the Romantic poets ...


Short story prize: BBC National Short Story Award 2019

The prestigious award, which has a first prize of £15,000 for a single short story, is open for entries ...


Call for submissions: Humorous dark fiction

US independent publisher Bad Dream Entertainment is accepting submissions of humourous dark fiction for a ...


Win a paid Cosmopolitan scholarship

Four winners will work at the magazine's London HQ for a month and be provided with accommodation ...