Scriptwriting competition: The People's Play Award 2022


19 August 2022
The prize is for playwrights from the North of England who have yet to have a full-length play produced

The People's Play Award: A Playwriting Competition for Northern Writers, is a contest from The People's Theatre in Newcastle upon Tyne. It's for full-length playscripts by playwrights from the North of England who have not yet had a full-length play produced professionally.

One winning script will be chosen for a five-night production at the Studio Theatre at The People's Theatre in June 2023, and the winner will also receive £1,000.

Send original, unpublished and unproduced stage plays on any subject, with a running time of at least 60 minutes. The winning play will be performed in a black box studio with a performance space of 5m x 7m. All entrants must currently live in the North of England.

Entry is free. Each writer may send one entry only.

The closing date is 30 September.

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For full details see the website.


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