25th International Radio Playwright Competition
Tuesday 13 October 2015 - 17:31 to Sunday 31 January 2016 - 00:00

BBC World Service and British Council launch 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition

The International Playwriting Competition welcomes scripts from anyone outside the UK, whether established or new writers. Writers from around the world are invited to submit their scripts to 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition.

The global competition, hosted by BBC World Service and the British Council, in partnership with Commonwealth Writers and co-producers The Open University, offers the unique opportunity for playwrights to use the medium of radio drama to reach an international audience.

The shortlisted scripts and judging panel will be announced in due course. Previous judges have included Dame Eileen Atkins, Doris Lessing, Wole Soyinka, Lee Hall and Indira Varma.

The closing date for entries is midnight (GMT) on 31 January 2016. Further details on the competition, including T&C’s and how to enter, are here.

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