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25th Annual Radio Playwriting Competition

Playwriting-competition-320x180“Creative Writing is a vibrant subject area at The Open University, with courses from beginner and undergraduate, to MA and PhD level. We are thrilled to collaborate with BBC World Service in this important and unique competition, encouraging and supporting talent internationally.”

So says Doctor Derek Neale of The Open University Faculty of Arts in consideration of the call for scripts from the incredible BBC World Service and the British Council. The 25th global annual contest that is looking for two winners- one with English language as a first and another with English language as a second will take submissions for 53 minute plays until January 31st, 2016.

The International Playwriting Competition which has included entries from 83 countries in the past, looks forward to scripts from anyone outside the UK, whether established or new writers.

Look for all the details in The Eagle Online article.

About The Author

Born to Teachers and Amateur Audio Enthusiasts in the small rural community of Belwood, Jack's first love was stories- writing, reading, telling, and singing. He developed his acting skills through High School, University, and through film and community theatre. Jack writes the lion's share of Electric Vicuna's Audio Drama scripts and has his own writing site at He's thrilled to co-host the Sonic Society with his wonderful, talented, friend David Ault!


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