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 The play must be the original, unpublished work of the person or persons submitting it.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.
- £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.
Submissions and application forms can be emailed firstname.lastname@example.org
or can be mailed to
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.