16 November 2022
The contest invites writers from outside the UK to create audio drama for an international audience
There are two categories: English as a First Language and English as a Second Language. The two first prizes can come from either category.
Both winners will receive a cash prize of £2,500 and attend an award ceremony in London and see their plays recorded before being broadcast and streamed on BBC World Service.
To enter, submit a script approximately 53 minutes in length (45-65 pages, wordcount 9,000-10,000) with a maximum of six central characters. Scripts must be original and must not have been professionally produced.
Entry is free.
The closing date is 12 February 2023.
For full details see the website.