Competitions for Playwrights

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This page was last updated in March 2022

The Beverly Hills Theatre Guild - Julie Harris Playwright Awards. Award for original, full-length plays (minimum of 75/80 minutes playing time) that have not been previously published or produced. Fees.

The Bruntwood Prize. A triennial (more or less) prize for playwrights with a main or primary address within the UK or Ireland, awarded in association with the Royal Exchange Theatre.

The Imison Award. Annual award for any audio drama first broadcast or made available online within the UK by a UK-based producer by a writer or writers new to audio drama.

Little Pieces of Gold. Contest for short plays (10 minutes and maximum of four actors) by UK writers. Winners are showcased at the Southwark Playhouse.

The Tinniswood Award. Any audio drama script first broadcast or made available online within the UK by a UK-based producer during the last competition period. The work must be an original piece for audio as broadcast and may also include the first episode from an original series or serial.

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