Wednesday, October 27, 2010

BBC WORLD SERVICE INTERNATIONAL RADIO PLAYWRITING COMPETITION 2011






About the Competition


Applicants are invited to write a radio play of approximately 60 minutes in length, on a subject of their choice. The play must be the original, unpublished work of the person or persons submitting it.
The competition is open to any writer who is not normally a resident of the United Kingdom. The play must be written in English but can be translated by a third party (we are not able to offer any assistance with translation costs) Translated work must be identified as such, and the translator must be credited.


PRIZES
  • £2500 sterling for the overall winning playwright of the best play written with English as a first language and a trip to London to see the play being recorded and to attend a prize-giving evening.
  • £2500 sterling for the overall winning playwright of the best play written with English as a second language and a trip to London to see the play being recorded and to attend a prize-giving evening.
  • A prize of a digital or short wave radio for the best radio play to be written from each of the following geographical areas: The Americas; Europe; Africa and the Middle East; South Asia; Russia and the Caucasus; Asia and Pacific.
  • BBC goodie bags for all writers whose plays reach the judges' final shortlist.
Application form can be downloaded here
Entry Form
Submissions and application forms can be emailed toradioplay@bbc.co.uk
or can be mailed to
British Council
10th Floor Taipan Place
F. Ortigas Jr. Road
Ortigas Center, Pasig City


Application period is from
16 October 2010 to 31 March 2011.

*British Council Philippines deadline for accepting entries is on 25 March, 12:00PM, Friday.This is to ensure that applications reach our UK office by
31 March 2011.

Deadline for online application is on 31 March 2011.


http://www.britishcouncil.org/philippines-common-about-us-our-events-bbc-radio-playwriting-competition.htm

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