Screenwriting prize: The Nick Darke Award 2020


20 March 2020
The £6,000 award is open for entries from UK and European screenwriters

This year’s award, which is given by Falmouth University in memory of playwright Nick Darke, who died in 2005, is for scripts for stage plays. The winner will get £6,000.

To enter, submit a script for a full stage play of at least 45 minutes, and a synopsis. Plays must be original and unproduced.

Entry is free.

The closing date is 4 May.


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