Reading’s Progress Theatre has opened its competition for new, unpublished and unstaged short plays, Writefest 2020. The theatre will stage the winning entries in autumn 2020 and the deadline for competition entries is 26 April 2020.

Entry is free and open to anyone living in a 20 mile radius of the theatre on the Mount, in Reading. There are rules for entries; the play must be between eight and eighteen minutes long, it must be formatted according to the theatre’s specifications, and it must be submitted anonymously.

You can send your (anonymous) script to [email protected].

  1. Writefest 2020 at the Progress Theatre
  2. Writefest competition rules